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Epidemiology: Disease Investigation

Sunday, July 17, 2016 - Friday, July 22, 2016
Co-Ed
NCSSM Durham Campus 1219 Broad Street DurhamNC  27705
Sunday, July 17, 2016 - Friday, July 22, 2016
Co-Ed
NCSSM Durham Campus 1219 Broad Street DurhamNC  27705

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Epidemiology: Disease Investigation

Jul 17 - Jul 22 (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

NCSSM Durham Campus

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Meeting Dates

From Jul 17, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016

About This Activity

So long as humans have existed on this planet, microbes have coexisted with us. They’ve lived in our bodies and thrived in the environment, posing a silent and constant threat. They’ve caused fevers and panic, helped with digestion and immunity. In this introductory course in human microbial disease, students will be introduced to the impact that various microbes have had in our lives. Students will learn the principles and methods of disease investigation: investigating patterns of illness in populations, identifying infectious microbes by visual assessment, mode of infection, and symptoms. Students will be able to identify the characteristics of various pathogens and infectious agents, be able to explain how diseases spread, and will construct models, create presentations, and collaborate on projects related to epidemiol

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  • North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

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