Select a disease to research. Find the following information:

1. overview of the disease

  • who it affects (men, women, children, old, etc)
  • seriousness of the disease (can you die, paralyze, etc)
  • cost to society (how much in increased insurance/medication, etc)
  • cause of the disease 

2. classification of the disease, means of spreading (use chain of infection model from book if appropriate)
3. means of prevention
4. and a prediction for eradicating the disease (do you think it will be completely gone and why/how)