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Lessons Learned from SARS

Preparing for disease outbreaks

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The extensive archives of Health Politics with Dr. Mike Magee, a popular weekly Internet-based electronic media program that explores complex issues of health care policy and public health, have been made available to Access Excellence. The topics and materials selected by AE's editors address National Science Education Standards and/or National Health Education Standards, are included in middle and high school science and health curricula, and are of particular relevance to middle and high school teachers and learners.

Lessons Learned from SARS (2/14/2004)

Presentation Transcript

Questions answered by this presentation:

  1. What are the 13 vaccine-preventable diseases?
  2. What does a vaccination shot do?
  3. Why is "community immunity" so important?
  4. What happens when immunization rates drop?
  5. Is it dangerous to give multiple vaccinations at the same time?

Related Links

What Everyone Should Know About SARS (U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Links to basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about SARS

SARS: The U.S.Experience (World Health Organization)
A PowerPoint presentation on the U.S. Experience with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SARS Information for Travelers (U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Information on how to reduce your risk of disease when traveling and guidance for those living abroad.

SARS Factsheet (U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Information about SARS in five languages.

Links updated: 23 January 2009
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