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Read more about the theme this week: “What are outbreaks and why do they matter?”.
A family of eight sits on a blue UNHCR mat against a wooden wall covered with plastic. Scattered pieces of clothing hang from the walls. The youngest child sitting in the middle holds a box of medicine.
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This step lays out key readings for this week introducing outbreaks in LMICs and perspectives on disease outbreaks.

The Daily Good. 2011. Infographic: The deadliest disease outbreaks in history. Available from:

LSHTM. 2019. Infographic: Who is involved in controlling disease outbreaks? Available from:

Morse, SS et al. 2012. Prediction and prevention of the next pandemic zoonosis. Available from:

Checchi, F et al. 2007. Public health in crisis-affected populations: A practical guide for decision-makers. Available from:

WHO. International Health Regulations. Available from:

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