GIDEON Guide to Outbreaks


By Stephen Berger

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GIDEON Guide to Outbreaks summarizes the status of 21,303 outbreaks in the field of Infectious Diseases.Data are summarized in 5,112 tables, and supplemented by 47,296 electronically linked references. Outbreak charts are designed to allow users to quickly scan and compare outbreaks according to year, setting, number of cases / deaths, affected population and other parameters. Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease, and include:Disease nameDisease synonymsOutbreak summary: total numbers of cases and outbreaks for diseaseWorldwide: A selection of iconic outbreaks; or the largest published outbreaksCountry: Outbreak lists by country including specific case details and referencesThis is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( which relies on standard textbooks and peer-review journals, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

GIDEON Guide to Outbreaks