Infectious Diseases of Zimbabwe

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By Stephen Berger

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Infectious Diseases of Zimbabwe is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which summarize the status of individual infectious diseases, in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application (gideononline.com) which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each chapter is divided into four sections:
1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Summary of clinical features
3. Status of the disease in Zimbabwe
4. ReferencesA chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of Zimbabwe follows the diseases chapters.There are 353 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 221 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to Zimbabwe. A number of other diseases are not relevant to Zimbabwe and have not been included in this book.In addition to endemic diseases, all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from Zimbabwe are included.

Infectious Diseases of Zimbabwe