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How CDC is Fighting Zoonotic Diseases

American Society for Microbiology via YouTube


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This course covers the following learning outcomes and goals: understanding emerging and zoonotic diseases, translating complex concepts for the average person, identifying ways of infection transmission, recognizing the CDC's role in combating zoonotic diseases, addressing challenges during pandemics, preparing for future pandemics, developing diagnostic technologies, identifying emerging threats, prioritizing threats, and utilizing national infrastructure. The course teaches skills such as disease awareness, infection prevention, pandemic response planning, and utilizing diagnostic technologies. The teaching method involves a discussion between experts in the field. The intended audience includes individuals interested in public health, infectious diseases, zoonotic diseases, and pandemic preparedness.


What are emerging and zoonotic diseases
How does this translate to the average person
How can someone catch an infection
CDCs role in combating zoonotic diseases
Biggest challenge during the pandemic
Looking beyond the pandemic
Preparing for the next pandemic
Development of diagnostic technologies
Emerging threats
Prioritize threats
Sources of information
National infrastructure

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American Society for Microbiology


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