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Souvenirs: Investigating a Disease Outbreak

Starting with a case study based on the outbreak of a pulmonary disease in Southwest US, the interactions between human behavior, exposure, and confusing clinical symptoms are highlighted. As we search for the cause, these complications reflect real life difficulty in making diagnoses. The real questions extend beyond what disease has been contracted to cascading effects on the society we live in.

  • weigh the personal risks of exposure to a potentially fatal virus

Topic(s): Medical Forensics

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