Pandemics by Robert Green

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Web Sites Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: BAM! int/csr/en Learn about the preventive measures the World Health Organization takes when faced with a threat such as SARS or the avian flu GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES: P 31 I air travel, 5, 15, 16, 21 animals, 10, 11, 12, 19, 25–26 avian influenza, 8, 11–12, 13 governments, 13, 16, 17, 18, 21 Guangdong Province, China, 15 Bangkok, Thailand, 4–5, 6, 8 bird flu. See avian influenza. birds, 11, 12 Buddhist monks, 6 Hong Kong, 15 cancer, 9 China, 8, 15, 16–17, 25 containment, 12, 15 cooperation, 16, 17, 18, 24, 27 critical thinking, 12 research, 21, 27 response, 17, 25 infection, 7, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 20 influenza, 8, 10–12, 13, 19–21 language skills, 25 medicines, 21 monitors, 24, 25 mutation, 10, 12 economy, 21–22 epidemiologists, 11, 12 outbreaks, 8, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25 flu.

He witnessed the outbreak of SARS in Taiwan in 2003 and was required to wear a mask to work there during the outbreak.

Birds, 11, 12 Buddhist monks, 6 Hong Kong, 15 cancer, 9 China, 8, 15, 16–17, 25 containment, 12, 15 cooperation, 16, 17, 18, 24, 27 critical thinking, 12 research, 21, 27 response, 17, 25 infection, 7, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 20 influenza, 8, 10–12, 13, 19–21 language skills, 25 medicines, 21 monitors, 24, 25 mutation, 10, 12 economy, 21–22 epidemiologists, 11, 12 outbreaks, 8, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25 flu. See influenza. Fort Riley, Kansas, 19 palm civets, 25 panic, 16, 17 passports, 5–6 pedi cabs, 6 A SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), 8, 14–15, 15–17, 19, 21, 25 screenings, 17 Spanish influenza, 19–21 jobs, 8 diabetes, 9 drug companies, 21 globalization, 8, 22 pigs, 19 prevention, 8, 12, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 27 Thailand, 4–5, 6, 8 tourism, 21 translation, 25 treatments, 15–16 United Nations, 17 vaccines, 21, 27 Vietnam, 8, 10–11, 12 virulence, 13 World Health Organization (WHO), 17, 25 World War I, 20 A 2OBERT'REEN has written more than 30 books for students.

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