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📒Epidemics And Pandemics ✍ J. N. Hays
✏Epidemics and Pandemics Book Summary : This book is a comprehensive examination of 50 epidemics, from ancient Greece to the present. Each chapter presents basic facts about an epidemic, discussion of its historical significance, contemporary understanding and responses, and effects on demographics, politics, economics, and religion.
📒Epidemics ✍ Sarah Dry
✏Epidemics Book Summary : Recent disease events such as SARS, H1N1 and avian influenza, and haemorrhagic fevers have focussed policy and public concern as never before on epidemics and so-called 'emerging infectious diseases'. Understanding and responding to these often unpredictable events have become major challenges for local, national and international bodies. All too often, responses can become restricted by implicit assumptions about who or what is to blame that may not capture the dynamics and uncertainties at play in the multi-scale interactions of people, animals and microbes. As a result, policies intended to forestall epidemics may fail, and may even further threaten health, livelihoods and human rights. The book takes a unique approach by focusing on how different policy-makers, scientists, and local populations construct alternative narratives-accounts of the causes and appropriate responses to outbreaks- about epidemics at the global, national and local level. The contrast between emergency-oriented, top-down responses to what are perceived as potentially global outbreaks and longer-term approaches to diseases, such as AIDS, which may now be considered endemic, is highlighted. Case studies-on avian influenza, SARS, obesity, H1N1 influenza, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and haemorrhagic fevers-cover a broad historical, geographical and biological range. As this book explores, it is often the most vulnerable members of a population-the poor, the social excluded and the already ill-who are likely to suffer most from epidemic diseases. At the same time, they may be less likely to benefit from responses that may be designed from a global perspective that neglects social, ecological and political conditions on the ground. This book aims to bring the focus back to these marginal populations to reveal the often unintended consequences of current policy responses to epidemics. Important implications emerge - for how epidemics are thought about and represented; for how surveillance and response is designed; and for whose knowledge and perspectives should be included. Published in association with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
📒Epidemic Disease In London ✍ J. A. I. Champion
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📒Epidemic ✍ Dr. Robert Baker
✏Epidemic Book Summary : At the threshold of the third millennium, we are more vulnerable to mass epidemics than at any time in our history. Some infectious agents - MRSA, acinetobacter baumanii, Tuberculosis, HIV - are becoming resistant to nearly all available antibiotics. Differences in travel and social behaviour spread infections more widely; and, with changes in climate, diseases are either being described for the first time, or appearing in previously unaffected areas. In this fascinating book, infectious disease expert Robert Baker looks at the science, the history and the future of epidemics. He shows what epidemics really are, how they begin and transmit, the various types they are and what they can cause. Following some of the greatest plagues and epidemics of the past - bubonic plague, the great pox, the small pox - he shows the changing world of infectious disease and the possible infections lurking around the corner.
📒A Brief History Of Epidemic And Pestilential Diseases ✍ Noah Webster
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📒Epidemic ✍ David DeKok
✏Epidemic Book Summary : "The Epidemic"" tells how a vain and reckless businessman became responsible for a typhoid epidemic in 1903 that devastated Cornell University and the surrounding town of Ithaca, N.Y. Eighty-two people died, including 29 Cornell students. Protected by influential friends, William T. Morris faced no retribution for this outrage.
📒Epidemic Modelling ✍ D. J. Daley
✏Epidemic Modelling Book Summary : This is a general introduction to the mathematical modelling of diseases.
✏Author : John Huxham (M. D.)
✏Release Date : 1759
✏Pages : 249
✏ISBN : BL:A0022108784
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏Observations on the Air and Epidemic Diseases from the Year MDCCXXVIII to MDCCXXXVII Inclusive Made by Doctor Huxham at Plymouth Together with a Short Dissertation on the Devonshire Colic Translated from the Latin Original and Now Published with the Doctor s Approbation Book Summary :
📒Epidemic Models ✍ Denis Mollison
✏Epidemic Models Book Summary : The problems of understanding and controlling disease present a range of mathematical challenges, from broad theoretical issues to specific practical ones, making epidemiology one of the most vibrant branches of applied ecology. Progress in this field requires interdisciplinary collaboration; leading researchers with a wide range of mathematical expertise and close involvement in applied fields across the social, medical and biological sciences came together for a NATO Advanced Research Workshop marking the opening of a six-month programme on Epidemic Models at the Newton Institute in Cambridge in 1993. This volume is a result of that collaboration and surveys the state of epidemic modelling at the time in relation to basic aims such as understanding, prediction, and evaluation and implementation of control strategies.
📒The Narcissism Epidemic ✍ Jean M. Twenge
✏The Narcissism Epidemic Book Summary : Citing a rise in such factors as cosmetic surgery, status-related debt and misrepresented Facebook profiles, a cautionary report on the increase of unhealthy ego-related behaviors examines its actual cost to families, organizations and societies. By the author of Generation Me.