Week 3 – Assignment
Outbreak at Watersedge
Play this interactive game “Outbreak at Watersedge” found here:
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Then, address the following questions in question-answer format (i.e. retype each question and then place your response below). Unlike most assignments, this is not a formal paper; however, you do need to add a cover page.
Short Answer Questions:
What are the symptoms experienced by the patients?
Where are the majority of the cases located?
What led you to take water samples (aside from the computer telling you to do so)?
Which water sample tested positive? What was different about this water sample than the others?
What was the biological cause of the outbreak; what factors contributed to the agent getting into the water; and what family does the biological agent belong to?
What factors contributed to the development and spread of the outbreak?
How would you report information to the public?
Must be at least two double-spaced pages in length (not including cover page) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number