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Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks

University of Pittsburgh via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 3-5 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long

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What can we do to prevent outbreaks of infectious diseases from becoming epidemics or pandemic? In this course, you’ll learn the facts about infectious diseases and medical responses. We'll focus on the public health laws and policies that provide the framework for effective prevention, like quarantine laws, drug development policies, and bioterrorism and biodefense.

Taught by

Elena Baylis, Elizabeth Bjerke, Amesh Adalja and Ryan Morhard

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Chris C
5.0 7 months ago
Chris completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Excellent course with innovative approach to exploring and understanding the nature and impacts of pandemics. Good interaction in the forums with timely response from the tutor & moderators. Lots of insights shared!
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