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Plague and Pandemic Alert! Julie Karner

Plague and Pandemic Alert!

Julie Karner

Published October 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781417668274
Hardcover
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 About the Book 

From the mysterious plagues and diseases of ancient times to global epidemics and the flu, these disasters have evoked fear in the hearts of people. This book looks at- how disease and plague outbreaks occur and to stay safe- predicting andMoreFrom the mysterious plagues and diseases of ancient times to global epidemics and the flu, these disasters have evoked fear in the hearts of people. This book looks at- how disease and plague outbreaks occur and to stay safe- predicting and preventing their spread- from the Black Plague, small pox, and flu to AIDS and SARS- the Red Cross, Centers for Disease Control, and World Health OrganizationA timely new book on Hurricane Katrina has been added to this spectacular series which puts young readers right in the center of disasters. Each book explains the science behind the forces in nature as well as man-made forces that create catastrophic events. Fascinating text and astonishing photographs highlight- some of historys most devastating disasters- the types of destruction these events cause and how they affect peoples lives- the people who study, forecast, and observe them- how to stay safe during a natural disaster and what goes into an emergency kit- a simple activity or suggestion for observation