ERIC Number: ED271412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Infectious Diseases Update. Vol. 1. Current Issues in School and Community Health.
Bower, Wilma; And Others
This booklet, designed to provide up-to-date, accurate information, focuses on selected viral diseases that are potentially serious, often not well understood, and periodically in the news media because of their continued impact on school and community health. General information is provided on viral diseases, the immune system, vaccines, and how infections are transmitted. Diseases discussed are: viral hepatitis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis non-A and hepatitis non-B, herpes, cytomegalovirus, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Prevention guidelines are also suggested. (CB)
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Public Health
Alliance for School Health, P.O. Box 2041, Fair Oaks, CA 95628-2041 ($8.95).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for School Health, Fair Oaks, CA.