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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote the Preface to The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance?
(a) Johnathan Mann.
(b) Fred Murphy.
(c) Laurie Garrett
(d) Uwe Brinkmann.

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.
(a) South Sudan.
(b) Zaire.
(c) Thailand.
(d) Tanzania.

3. In Chapter 6: "American Bicentennial," the author writes that the influenza virus developed mutation strategies that made ___________ nearly impossible.
(a) Isolation.
(b) Infections.
(c) Antibodies.
(d) Pandemics.

4. The disease that Ron MacKenzie went to Bolivia to investigate in Chapter 1: "Machupo" was dubbed by local doctors as ____________.
(a) Malaria.
(b) The Black Typhus.
(c) Measles.
(d) Schistosomiasis.

5. In what year did the worst flu epidemic in the twentieth century strike, killing millions?
(a) 1873.
(b) 1976.
(c) 1776.
(d) 1918.

Short Answer Questions

1. Following Kent Campbell's recovery, he was sent to investigate the Lassa outbreak in ______________.

2. Human trials of Albert Sabin's oral polio vaccine began in what year?

3. Where was Lily Pinneo flown after contracting the Lassa virus?

4. Laurie Garrett researched for The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance as a fellow at what institution?

5. When was the CDC founded?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where, aside from Jos, did Lassa virus epidemics occur? What was the source of the disease?

2. What impact did the outbreak of Legionnaires' disease have on United States policy? Where did the outbreak occur?

3. Where did Mandrella, Cargill, and Brinkmann go after being quarantined?

4. What did Karl Johnson's team discover to be the source of Bolivian hemorrhagic fever? What was done to eradicate the disease?

5. Whom does the author describe in the book's Introduction? What questions does she present as indications of her life's work?

6. How is modernization defined? What are the effects of modernization according to the author in the Introduction?

7. What did the Centers for Disease Control do upon learning of the Ebola epidemic?

8. How was Lily Pinneo exposed to the Lassa virus? Where was she sent after being infected?

9. How did Del Conn contract disease while studying in Zaire? What difficulties did he encounter in leaving the country?

10. What were Karl Johnson and Ron MacKenzie's first impressions of Bolivian hemorrhagic fever? What did the disease resemble?

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