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100 Questions & Answers about CoronavirusesAuthor: Delthia Ricks
An Affordable Resource For Any Undergraduate or Graduate-level Nursing or Public Health Course Covering COVID-19
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are nearly 7 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on 6 continents. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed its stake as the deadliest worldwide infectious disease outbreak in over 100 years. But what exactly is this new highly contagious virus? Where did it come from and how has it spread so quickly?
100 Questions & Answers About Coronaviruses answers these questions and more in an easy-to-read format. This timely book organises and distills cutting-edge information and data on COVID-19 in a single, convenient resource. Featuring a foreword by Dr. Aaron Glatt, Chairman and Chief of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiologist at Mount Sinai South Nassau, 100 Questions and Answers About Coronaviruses begins with a historical overview and myths about coronaviruses and progresses to answer questions about how COVID-19 affects children and adults, current vaccine research, quarantine, social distancing, preventing future pandemics, and more often asked questions.
100 Questions & Answers About Coronaviruses is an invaluable resource for every nursing or public health student and a must-read for anyone interested in learning about the virus that has reshaped our daily lives.
Features and Benefits
- Organised in an easy-to-read question and answer format
- Provides cutting-edge information and data on coronaviruses, including how they spread and how to protect against them
- Includes historical overview of coronaviruses and how three (SARS, MERS, and COVID-19) emerged in the 21st century
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 A Primer on Coronaviruses
Chapter 2 Myths and Truths About COVID-19
Chapter 3 Emerging Viruses: Where Do They Come From?
Chapter 4 Understanding Risk: Epidemiology 101
Chapter 5 COVID-19 and Children
Chapter 6 COVID-19 and Older Adults
Chapter 7 Vaccines and Antivirals
Chapter 8 Outbreaks, Epidemics and Pandemics
Chapter 9 What’s Out There? Can Other Viruses Cause A Pandemic?
Chapter 10 21st Century Pandemic Planning
Chapter 11 Guarding Your Health: Masks and Social Distancing
Chapter 12 Preventing Future Pandemics