Emerging diseases are diseases that are newly identified in a population or that

Emerging diseases are diseases that are newly identified in a population or that

Emerging diseases are diseases that are newly identified in a population or that have existed but have changed. As we have learned this week, there are many factors that influence the emergence or re-emergence of infectious diseases.
For this week’s discussion question, you will play the role of an epidemiologist and investigate an emerging disease.
Address the following criteria in your main response to this week’s discussion:
Perform some research and choose an emerging or reemerging infectious disease, Describe the emerging infectious disease.
Identify the causative agent and describe the mode of transmission for the disease.
List any factors that have affected the emergence or re-emergence of your selected disease.
In your role as an epidemiologist, what steps would you take to control the spread of the disease?
Could we use biotechnology to combat the spread of the disease? If so, how?
Discuss the most common treatments for your selected infection.
Please include any interesting information you may have found in your research.
Be sure to add at least one reference (using APA) which exemplifies where you learned about the material.
At least 200 words, try not to exceed 300 words.

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