The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual
by Sonja A. Rasmussen, Richard A. Goodman
Publisher: Oxford University Press 2018
Number of pages: 528
The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual is a definitive guide to investigating acute public health events on the ground and in real time. Assembled and written by experts from the CDC as well as other leading public health agencies, it offers current and field-tested guidance for every stage of an outbreak investigation -- from identification to intervention and other core considerations along the way.
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