The Junior Disease Detectives
This graphic novella is a work of fiction, but real public health threats and diseases are presented. This story is designed to raise youth awareness of infectious diseases and the public health risks they pose. In addition, this story promotes youth education and interest in science and public health. The hope is that readers are inspired to become the next generation of real life disease detectives and public health superheroes.
This graphic novel is the result of a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4-H, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).