For this discussion, please do the following before responding to the discussion questions:
- Go to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Solve the Outbreak application at https://www.cdc.gov/mobile/applications/sto/web-app.html
- Select “Level 1” outbreaks.
- Choose one of the 12 outbreaks to solve and select “Start”.
- Read the “Your Mission” and select “I accept this mission.”
- Review each clue in the investigation and answer the questions correctly to solve the outbreak.
Answer the following questions:
- Identify the outbreak you had chosen to solve.
- Discussed how you rate as a disease detective based on points earned in the game?
- Discuss what factors you examined to determine the occurrence of the outbreak.
Length:1 page, excluding title page and references from required reading.
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New York Department of Health. (n.d.). Basic statistics: About incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality. Retrieved from www.health.ny.gov/diseases/chronic/basicstat.htm