write a short essay that describes the key concepts of epidemiology for each of the following key concepts explain the concept and identify the concept as it relates to the article on zika

In 200 words or more Answer the following questions:

  1. Read the article on the Zika virus (“Zika arrived in Florida 3 months before detection, study says”). Write an essay that describes the key concepts of epidemiology. For each of the following key concepts explain the concept AND identify the concept as it relates to the article on Zika.
    • Population Focus
    • Distribution
    • Determinants
    • Outcomes
    • Quantification
    • Control of Health Problem
  2. Describe the historical events listed below.Discuss how learning about past historical epidemiologic events help solve current and future disease outbreaks.
    • Bubonic plague epidemics
    • John Snow’s Cholera Study
    • Development of smallpox vaccine and eradication of small pox
    • 1918 influenza pandemic
    • Identification of smoking as a cause of cancer

Instructions:

  • The assignment must answer all sections.
  • Include references in APA format.
  • This assignment will be checked for plagiarism by SafeAssign. It must have less than a 20% match in order to be graded.
  • Submit assignment through Blackboard as a word document.

Scoring Rubric (100 Points)

  • Explanation and Identification of Key concepts for the Zika Article (50 points)
  • Historical Events (40 points)
  • Reference in APA format for both articles (10 points)