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Infectious Diseases of the World

Infectious Diseases of the World

Infectious Diseases of the World is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name and include:

1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Distribution map
3. Status of the disease in the World
4. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of schedules of each individual country follows the diseases chapters.

There are 357 generic infectious diseases in the world today. In addition to diseases which may be endemic to specific countries, all published data regarding cross-border and multinational incidents have been included.

Price: $99.99 special $79.99
1,499 pages, 402 graphs, 36,983 references, 69 MB PDF
2017 edition. Updated January 20, 2017
ISBN: 9781498812818

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