Disease Information Organizer A Name: __________________________ Disease: ____________________
- Where did this disease originate from?
- What is the timeline of the disease over the years?
- What regions of the world have been affected by the disease?
- What have been the impacts of this disease on society over time?
- What major organizations have been involved with this disease over the course of history?
- How can than this disease be contracted?
- How is this disease transmitted?
- What specific symptoms does this disease portray?
- How contagious is this disease?
- What is the mortality rate?
- How is the disease diagnosed? Is diagnosis credible?
- Is your disease bacterial or viral?
Treatment of Disease
- How is the disease treated? Successes? Failures? Eradication?
- What types of drugs are available? Vaccines?
- How successful has treatment proven?
- What types of precautions are taken in event of disease?
- How can this disease be controlled overall?
- What difficulties exist in controlling this disease?
- What preventative measures can be taken to control the disease?
- What action steps have been taken towards eradication?
- Is there a potential cure?
- What is the progress in finding a cure of successful treatment?
Impacts on Society: Social/Political/Economic
- What types of fears does society have in event of disease?
- In what ways can this disease affect behaviors in society and the culture of society overall?
- What impacts will this disease have on trade and industry?
- What impacts will this disease have on the local business industry?
- What psychological impacts exist with the occurrence or threat of this disease?
- How will this disease affect decision making in a society?
Controversial Issues Associated with Disease
- What controversies exist over the care given for this disease?
- Why might there be controversy associated with this disease?
- What are the major controversial issues in our country? In other countries?
- How is the public reacting to any of the news associated with this disease? (Not limited to only USA public)
Statements of Impact – Quotes from others and from you!
(Use essential concept words in your statements)
- What are some compelling statements that have been made in any area of researching this disease?
- What is the public’s reaction? (Direct quotes)
Map of origin of the disease where the disease spread.