Emerging Infections of International Public Health Importance

Course Number: 
EPI 529
Course Type: 
Elective
Currently Offered: 
No
Credits: 
3
Quarter: 
Spring
Location: 
UW
Course Description: 

Learning Objectives: 

Course requirements, examinations and grading: 

Focuses on the nexus between emerging infections and increasing globalization of the world due to the mobility of people and goods. Examines emergent events through risk factors and associated macro changes implicated in their genesis. Reviews microbial evolutionary strategies and factors of emergence.

Elective Area: 
Microbiology, Infection & Immunity