GIDEON Guide to Outbreaks

GIDEON Guide to Outbreaks summarizes the status of 29,270 outbreaks in the field of Infectious Diseases.

Data are summarized in 6,200 tables, and supplemented by 71,211 electronically linked references. Outbreak charts are designed to allow users to quickly scan and compare outbreaks according to year, setting, number of cases / deaths, affected population and other parameters.

Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease, and include:

  1. Disease name
  2. Disease synonyms
  3. Outbreak summary: total numbers of cases and outbreaks for disease
  4. Worldwide: A selection of iconic outbreaks; or the largest published outbreaks
  5. Country: Outbreak lists by country including specific case details and references

This 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 textbooks and peer-review journals, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

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3,570 pages, 0 graphs, 71,211 references, 2024 edition, 24 MB PDF, 3 MB EPUB, ISBN: 978-1-4988-4250-1

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