In this lesson, our instructor Catherine Carpenter gives an introduction on epidemiology of infectious disease. She discusses the extent of the infectious disease problem, worldwide cholera occurrence, the importance to national security, bioterrorism key achievements, and the importance of epidemiology.
Infectious diseases responsible for over one-quarter of deaths worldwide.
Re-emergence of eradicated diseases
Example of Re-Emergent Cholera
Extent of Research on Microbes: West Nile Virus
National Security Concern with Bioterrorism
Anthrax outbreak in 2001
Importance of Epidemiology to Study of Infectious Disease
Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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