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Bird flu : everything you need to know about the next pandemic

Author: Marc Siegel
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an overview of the bird flu, providing information on what it is, how it spreads, who has it, and what can be done to stop it.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Siegel, Marc (Marc K.)
Bird flu.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2006
(OCoLC)665226916
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Siegel
ISBN: 9780470038642 0470038640
OCLC Number: 62736884
Description: vi, 202 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Bird flu basics --
The history of bird flu --
Spanish flu versus swine flu --
A bird's eye view --
Tamiflu and the bird flu vaccine --
Our culture of fear --
SARS --
The other flu --
Do we know a pandemic when we see one? AIDS versus bird flu --
Perspectives.
Responsibility: Marc Siegel.
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"Marc Siegel is an articulate voice of reason in a world beset by hype and hysteria. We would be well advised to listen closely to what he has to say. " -Jerome Groopman, M.D. , staff writer, the  Read more...

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"Siegel's exemplary bedside manner makes this dose of common sense go down easy." (Publishers Weekly, February 27, 2006)

 
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