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World Atlas of Epidemic Diseases

  • Smallman-Raynor, Matthew.
Date
2004
  • Books
  • Online

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Description

The euphoria about the defeat of epidemics which surrounded the global eradication of smallpox in the 1970s proved short-lived. The advent of AIDS in the following decade, the widening spectrum of other newly-emergent diseases (from Ebola to Hanta virus), and the resurgence of old diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria all suggest that the threat of epidemic diseases remains at an historic high. The World Atlas of Epidemic Diseases provides a timely and scholarly review of over fifty of the most important such diseases at the start of the twenty-first century. This stunningly presented coll.

Publication/Creation

London : Hodder Education, 2004.

Physical description

1 online resource (223 p.)

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9781444114195