Disease Outbreaks Multimedia Resources

Welcome to the disease outbreak-related multimedia resource library where you will find links to books, articles, videos and audio clips to supplement the Master of Disaster learning resources. 

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H1N1 flu surge in Lower Mainland lands people in ICUs

CBC Information on the H1N1 pandemic in B.C. B.C.
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The Road to Zero

Center for Disease Control In March 2014, CDC first learned of an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. CDC immediately sent a team to the field, initiating what would become the largest international outbreak response in the agency’s 70-year history. West Africa
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Cases of Cholera World Health Organization Bar graph of Cholera cases reported to WHO by year and continent (1989-2014). World-wide

Global Health Observatory data map gallery

World Health Organization A series of maps organized by health themes, providing a geographic basis for explaining disease outbreaks. World-wide
Disease infographic series World Health Organization A series of infographics on various health-related topics to support learning about a specific disease or health issue. World-wide
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The 2009 H1N1 Pandemic: Summary Highlights, April 2009-April 2010

Center for Disease Control Summary of key events of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and CDC’s response activities for historical purposes. Content on this page was developed during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic and has not been updated. United States
Detailed Information on Plague Center for Disease Control Plague is a disease that affects humans and other mammals. It is caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis. Humans usually get plague after being bitten by a rodent flea that is carrying the plague bacterium or by handling an animal infected with plague. Plague is infamous for killing millions of people in Europe during the Middle Ages. World-wide

History’s deadliest epidemics

CNBC Compilation of information on history's deadliest epidemics. World-wide

Diseases and epidemics

Science Museum (London, UK) Images relating to all aspects of diseases and epidemics throughout history. World-wide