Pathogenic Disease Pamphlet Assignment


You’ve been hired by a local hospital to produce an attractive pamphlet to convey information about a particular pathogenic disease. Choosing a disease caused by a particular pathogen, you will research the disease to gather information on:
· The pathogen itself. What is it? Where is it found? What are its requirements?
· How the pathogen is transmitted/life cycle.
· How the pathogen can gain entry to the body.
· Symptoms and course of the infection and disease.
· Treatment and prognosis for recovery.
· Statistics on risk, geographical distribution, age groups, etc…
· Pictures of the pathogen, symptoms, etc.

Once you’ve assembled your pamphlet, you will present it to a group of people for evaluation.

You may choose any pathogenic disease that fits into your assigned category:
  • Virus - Rabies - Chorhin Chorhin Nov 21, 2007[mononucleosis, Epstein-Barr virus - sayheecook sayheecook Nov 18, 2007] [Mumps - irischen irischen Nov 18, 2007 Iris Chen] [- LeePaul LeePaul Nov 18, 2007Rotavirus causing infantile diarrhea] - jwseo jwseo Nov 18, 2007 hantaan virus [Ebola -- 96kimmu 96kimmu Nov 18, 2007 Musung Kim] [Smallpox - arieller arieller]
  • Bacteria Meningitis, Neisseria meningitidis- mflorcruz mflorcruz Nov 18, 2007 - JustinHansen JustinHansen Nov 18, 2007 Hansen's disease Gonorrhea- alexchi alexchi Nov 18, 2007
  • Fungi- Coccidioidomycosis by gracie bradford Tenia Pedis - davidhsiao davidhsiao Nov 25, 2007
  • protozoa - - Chi-ChiChuang Chi-ChiChuang Nov 18, 2007: malaria
    • Flatworm- Michael Chen: Tape worms, Giulia Sera: Filariasis
    • Roundworms - Hua - Ascaris
    • ,Please CLAIM your disease once you’ve decided by adding the name of the pathogen and disease to the list behind each category and signing it with 4 “~” characters.
Format: Your final product should be in the format of a tri-fold pamphlet. The pamphlet will contain a cover with a title and image, details in sections inside and a bibliography on the back.