Control of Communicable Diseases ManualAuthor: David L. Heymann
Editorial:AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION
Año de publicación: 2014
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition, is the must have resource for anyone in the field of public health. Every chapter has been reworked and new chapters have been added. The 20th Edition is a timely update to a milestone reference work, ensuring the Manual's relevance and usefulness to every public health professional around the world. A new Zika chapter updates the venerable reference book, which now contains key information about the occurrence, transmission and control of more than 130 infectious diseases globally. The Zika virus chapter is only available in the electronic edition. "The emergence of the Zika virus is among the most troubling developments of the early 21st century," said David Heymann, MD, global infectious disease expert and editor of CCDM. "We have taken great measures to develop expert guidance based on the latest science to help public health professionals and affected communities prepare for and respond to this threat."