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100 Questions & Answers About Coronaviruses
  • Details:

  • ISBN-13: 9781284225099

    Paperback   250 pages   © 2022
    Will Publish: 11/16/2020

  • Price:

  • $19.95

Overview

An Affordable Resource For Any Undergraduate or Graduate-level Nursing or Public Health Course Covering COVID-19
 

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there has been over 20 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 organizes 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.

Key FeaturesShow

  • Organized 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

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Table of ContentsShow

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
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About the Author(s)Show

Delthia Ricks, MS-New York Newsday, New York City, New York

Delthia Ricks is an award-winning science journalist and author. She wrote the Jones & Bartlett Learning book, 100 Questions & Answers About Influenza in 2009. For 22 years, Ricks was a staff health and science writer for Newsday, the Long Island newspaper. She has written on a variety of science issues for national magazines and journals, including Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, Discover Magazine, The Journal of the National Cancer Institute and many others. She is a contributor to the London-based medical news website, Medical Xpress.

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