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IB 531 A - Emerging Infectious Diseases

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Examines new human infectious diseases, such as Asian flu, West Nile virus, AIDS, and Lyme disease, that are a major threat to human health. Explores the historic links among human health, disease pathogens, and ecology, as well as the origin of each new disease and how it is regulated by specific environmental conditions. Also explores how global change and biodiversity loss will increase the possibility of future ecological epidemic and the steps needed to reduce their effects on human health. In this course, students also produce teaching materials for their classrooms.

Academic Program Restrictions:

EDM: Ed Policy St - UIUC EDM: Educ Org & Ldrshp -- UIUC EDM:Ed Pol Org&Ldrshp Onl-UIUC EDM:Educatnl Psychology -UIUC EDM:Human Resource Ed - UIUC NDEG: Curr & Inst OnLine -UIUC NDEG: HRE Online -UIUC NDEG:Ed Pol Org&LdrshpOnl-UIUC MS:Tching of Biol Online -UIUC

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4 hr

Term(s): Spring


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