The Little Book of Pandemics
50 of the world's most virulent plagues and infectious diseases
pt. 1. Around and about : community diseases
H5N1 bird flue
Group A streptococci
SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)
pt. 2. Airborne diseases
English sweating sickness
pt. 3. Sexually transmitted diseases
pt. 4. Food- and water-borne diseases
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
E. coli 0157:H7
pt. 5. Animal-borne diseases
Rift Valley fever
West Nile virus
Rocky Mountain spotted fever
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This concise and intelligent look at the most deadly viral and bacterial diseases includes expert opinion on likely future outbreaks, method of contagion, identification of systems, and likelihood of survival. Includes influenza, smallpox, West Nile virus, AIDS, Ebola, SARS, Rocky Mountain spotte... Read More »
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