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Coming Plague : Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance - 95 edition

Coming Plague : Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance (ISBN10: 0140250913; ISBN13: 9780140250916)
ISBN13: 978-0140250916
ISBN10: 0140250913

Summary: In this gripping, often harrowing study, Laurie Garrett takes readers on a 50-year journey through the world's battles with microbes, and examines the conditions that have culminated in recurrent outbreaks of newly discovered diseases, epidemics of diseases migrating to new areas, and mutated old diseases that are no longer curable. A New York Times Notable Book in 1994.

The author presents a history of epidemiology, describing "the role of ecology, po ...show morelitics, and economics in worldwide healthcare and . . . emphasizes the need for a global perspective in the management of disease. Yellow fever, malaria, ebola, lassa fever, AIDS, legionnaires' disease, toxic shock syndrome--she discusses . . . the search for the causes of these and . . . other diseases." (Libr J) Index. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Published: 10/28/1995
International: No



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Near-new copy - NO remainder marks or price clippings - Tight spine - Bright pages - 750 pages - NO writing, marks or tears inside book. - An alarming look at the last 50 years and our destiny ...show more in the face of humanity's nightmare--the eruption of newfound viruses, mysterious microbes, and a global epidemic of immunodeficiency. Annotation In this gripping, often harrowing study, Laurie Garrett takes readers on a 50-year journey through the world's battles with microbes, and examines the conditions that have culminated in recurrent outbreaks of newly discovered diseases, epidemics of diseases migrating to new areas, and mutated old diseases that are no longer curable. A New York Times Notable Book in 1994. From the Publisher Unpurified drinking water. Improper use of antibiotics. Local warfare. Massive refugee migration. Changing social and environmental conditions around the world have fostered the spread of new and potentially devastating viruses and diseases--HIV, Lassa, Ebola, and others. Laurie Garrett takes you on a fifty-year journey through the world's battles with microbes and examines the worldwide conditions that have culminated in recurrent outbreaks of newly discovered diseases, epidemics of diseases migrating to new areas, and mutated old diseases that are no longer curable. She argues that it is not too late to take action to prevent the further onslaught of viruses and microbes, and offers possible solutions for a healthier future. ...show less
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