Write a 700- to 875-word paper on a current epidemic illness.<br /> Visit the following websites and identify an illness that is currently considered to be an epidemic in at least one part of the world: <br /> Center for Disease Control: www.cdc.gov<br /> National Institutes of Health: www.NIH.gov<br /> World Health Organization: www.who.int<br /> Address the following in your paper:<br /> Identify (name the bacteria, virus, or parasite) and provide details about the infectious agent (pathogen)<br /> Explain how the infectious agent is transmitted through the human population.<br /> Explain the immune system’s role in protecting the body from disease<br /> Discuss a real life example of an outbreak in the world<br /> Describe the clinical symptoms, duration of the disease and treatment if any.<br /> What steps can be taken to prevent further outbreaks? Include individual as well as environmental precautions and methods.<br /> Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.<br /> Utilize at least 3 academic sources. Do not use sources such as Wikipedia.<br /> Include a thoughtful introduction and conclusion.<br /> Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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