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Launching a research project for 6th grade on infectious diseases. Create a Most Wanted Linoit Poster to teach others what to watch out for!
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Infections

Every child gets sick from time to time. When your child isn't feeling well, you'll want to know how to recognize the symptoms, how to help, and when to call the doctor.
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Learn more about your disease on this kids friendly site. You will have to know a broader search term to find your disease. ie: Bacterial or viral or skin disease, or lung disease. 

Mrs. Lueken will give some tips and tricks for this site in class. Stay tuned! 

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MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine | Deadly Disease Detectives | Scoop.it
MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
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Search your disease on this high quality site.

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Super Bugs -- Bacterial Drug Resistance

We are under attack — by germs. Drug-resistant bacteria are invading organisms, and hospitals are their favorite breeding ground. Scientists are studying the...
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How Pandemics Spread

In our increasingly globalized world, a single infected person can board a plane and spread a virus across continents. Mark Honigsbaum describes the history ...
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WHO | Fact sheets: Infectious diseases

WHO | Fact sheets: Infectious diseases | Deadly Disease Detectives | Scoop.it
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Search for more information on your disease here. 
AND, you can find a map locating various disease hot spots. It takes some digging to find it, but I bet you can! 

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Mayo Clinic

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In the search box, type in your disease to learn more about it from the Mayo Clinic point of view.

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Threat of deadly antibiotic-resistant diseases

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Could superbugs create 'apocalyptic scenario'?
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