1406261106
Health and disease : investigating a TB outbreak / Richard Spilsbury.
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Author: Spilsbury, Richard, 1963-
Publication year: 2015
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Raintree,
ISBN: 9781406261103 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: 2014.
When students at a school fall ill, it becomes clear that a serious outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) is happening! Can doctors prevent its spread, and minimise the harm being caused by the disease? This book looks at the topics of health and disease to explain how pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, can affect our health and pass from person to person. it shows how medical professionals use their knowledge of science and technology to track down those infected and give them treatment.
Adolescent.
Series: Anatomy of an investigation
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56 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 24 cm.

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