Scenario: There has been a dangerous virus outbreak in 11 U.S. cities (see Outbreak Cases attached). The number of cases were reported over a 3-month time period. Consider the steps involved in an outbreak investigation and use descriptive epidemiology to create a hypothesis based on the data provided. Address each point below to support your hypothesis. Using Microsoft® Excel® or any chart software, create a bar chart of the total number of cases across the states. Identify the prevalence rate per 100,000 for the top 5 infected states

. Explain other data or information that would be useful. Provide recommendation(s) based on the data provided. Cite peer-reviewed or scholarly references.

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