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The goal of this written assignment is for students to demonstrate their comprehensive Community/Public Health Nursing knowledge by analyzing a current communicable disease outbreak of measles in the United States and around the world. Analyze, synthesize, and evaluate current data as of November 2019 to answer the following questions in APA format, using at least six official scholarly sources and scholarly articles in a 6 to 7 page format.

1) Describe measles using an epidemiological framework and provide bio-statistical data on morbidity and mortality in New York State, the United States, and one other country of your choice as of November 2019.

2) Examine and discuss the social, cultural, environmental, political, and behavioral factors influencing measles policy and health-care infrastructure in the United States.

3) Discuss policy efforts made by counties in New York State and the United States as of November 2019 to try to contain measles outbreaks.

4) Discuss two measures that Community/Public Health Nurses should include in their community contacts with patients and families during this time.


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