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Fall 2012-2013
WWS 571C   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Topics in Development - Global Challenges of Infection, Burden & Control

Bryan T. Grenfell
Adel A. Mahmoud

An exploration of the biological, public health and global dimensions of infectious disease. The basic features of human-microbe interactions by examining several viral, bacterial and parasitic infections are analyzed.. Emphasis includes biology, burden of illness and domestic and global forces shaping the expanding threat. Control strategies, including chemotherapy, vaccines and environmental changes; and the role of international organizations such as WHO, UNICEF, and GAVI and the major philanthropies, are considered.

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
Active class participation by each student will be expected, including one presentation based on individual research.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22865 S01 01:00:00 pm - 04:00:00 pm W   Robertson Hall   011   Enrolled:13 Limit:16