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Emerging diseases : prions, viruses.

Author: Kurt Breitenmoser; Luke Preston; Andrew Dunn; Video Education Australasia.
Publisher: Bendigo, Vic. : Video Education Australasia, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Emerging diseases form the biggest threats to our future health. Either increasingly resistant to treatment or completely new, these diseases can move from outbreak to epidemic to pandemic with terrifying speed. In this program we are on the trail of the causes, symptoms and treatments of four of the worst: CJD, SARS, Avian Flu and Zoonoses. Featuring input from CSIRO Virology, excellent graphics and clear  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Breitenmoser; Luke Preston; Andrew Dunn; Video Education Australasia.
OCLC Number: 271816408
Notes: "English captions for the deaf and hearing impaired"--Container.
Credits: Producer/director, Kurt Breitenmoser; Writer, Luke Preston.
Cast: Voice over: Andrew Dunn.
Target Audience: For senior secondary students.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: What is an emerging disease? --
CJD --
Zoonotic disease --
Avian influenza --
SARS.

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"Emerging diseases form the biggest threats to our future health. Either increasingly resistant to treatment or completely new, these diseases can move from outbreak to epidemic to pandemic with terrifying speed. In this program we are on the trail of the causes, symptoms and treatments of four of the worst: CJD, SARS, Avian Flu and Zoonoses. Featuring input from CSIRO Virology, excellent graphics and clear explanations, this is an up-to-date and engaging look at the transmission, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of these diseases"--Container.

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