The Little Book of Pandemics

50 of the World's Most Virulent Plagues and Infectious Diseases

Moore, Pete

Book - 2007
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Little Book of Pandemics
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As the world waits once again to see if the latest virus will decimate the population, The Little Black of Pandemics looks at the greatest natural killers of all time. 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, plague, typhus, cholera, tuberculosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, leprosy, meningitis, vCJD, hepatitis, yellow fever, Lassa fever, and many more.

Publisher: New York, NY : Collins, c2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780061374210
0061374210
Branch Call Number: 614.49 M823L 2007
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. ;,19 cm

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Jul 05, 2012
  • tocch101 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Good for the layperson, but most health scientist know all of these already. Were a few, hmmm worthy moments however and I'm glad I read it.

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