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ERIC Number: EJ668553
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0740-4131
Outdoor Hazards & Preventive Measures: West Nile Virus: A Clinical Commentary for the Camp Health Care Community; Poison Ivy: A Primer for Prevention; Lyme Disease Prevention and Control.
Reynolds, Ellen; Bauer, Holly; Ratner-Connolly, Heidi
Camping Magazine, v76 n2 p12-16,18-20,22 Mar-Apr 2003
Transmitted by mosquitos, West Nile virus may cause serious illness, but the actual likelihood of infection is low. Prevention, implications, and recommendations for camps are discussed. Poison ivy identification, treatment, and complications are presented; a prevention quiz is included. Signs and symptoms of Lyme disease are described, as are tips to protect campers and remove ticks. (TD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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