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Investigating Influenza and Bird Flu

Real Facts for Real Lives

Series: Investigating Diseases

By Evelyn B. Kelly, PhD and Claire Wilson

You may have heard about influenza or strains of it like "bird flu" or "swine flu" in the news. But what exactly is influenza, and how do people get it? How can you tell if you have the flu or a cold? This book explains everything you need to know about the flu—including its history, treatments, and outlook for the future. A very current book about the latest pandemic threats and what scientists are doing to keep us safe.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3341-2$37.94$28.45

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"Students assigned a project on any of the topics covered in these titles need look no further. The authors thoroughly examine each disease from all conceivable angles . . ."

School Library Journal, Fall 2010

"This book covers the idea of influenza in a very factual manner."

Association of Region XI School Libraries

". . . this is an excellent research tool for history and biology students."

Children's Literature

"Well-researched, readable, and comprehensive."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2010

"Filled with carefully researched and clearly presented information, each volume focuses on a condition or set of conditions that may have a unique impact on teens . . . The books in this series are concise and engaging for high school students . . . They would be useful as resources for student enrichment and projects in biology or health classes . . ."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, posted December 20, 2010

"I recommend [this book] for junior and senior high school students and for the general public."

Science Books & Films, November 2010

". . . this series contains useful, well-organized, and current information . . . this series is certainly appropriate for high school and public libraries, and would not be out of place in junior high school libraries as well."

VOYA, February 2011

". . . this volume provides a great deal of useful information about various strains of influenza . . . this is an inviting and useful resource for research."

Delaware County Library System

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