The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Laurie Garrett
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6: American Bicentennial.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Human trials of Albert Sabin's oral polio vaccine began in what year?
(a) 1970.
(b) 1963.
(c) 1944.
(d) 1957.

2. What does the acronym WHO stand for?
(a) World Health Organization.
(b) Wholesome and Holistic Outlook.
(c) Women's Health Operation.
(d) Wellness and Health Organization.

3. What term refers to a disease created as a result of medical treatment?
(a) Iatrogenic.
(b) Retrovirus.
(c) Pandemic.
(d) Infection.

4. According to the author in Chapter 2: "Health Transition," the study of parasites and tropical disease waned because in post-WWII health care, there was a shift to eradicate __________ from the planet.
(a) Rats.
(b) Microbes.
(c) Monkeys.
(d) Cats.

5. Maridi is a town located in what country?
(a) Uganda.
(b) The Democratic Republic of the Congo.
(c) South Sudan.
(d) Tanzania.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the Introduction, Laurie Garrett discusses the experiences of her uncle who was a doctor in what year?

2. Soon after the funeral of the first victim in Chapter 5, the mission was filled with the disease and some of the mission nurses were sent to ______________ to recover.

3. The disease that Ron MacKenzie went to Bolivia to investigate in Chapter 1: "Machupo" was dubbed by local doctors as ____________.

4. In what year was Karl Johnson in Panama when his friend, Ron MacKenzie, headed to Bolivia to investigate a disease, as described in Chapter 1: "Machupo"?

5. Karl Johnson worked with whom to create a portable lab to keep airborne disease from infecting the doctors in Chapter 1: "Machupo"?

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