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Development of genetic resistance to infection

Author: David P Clark
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FTPress Delivers, ©2010.
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"This Element is an excerpt from Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today (ISBN: 9780137019960) by David P. Clark. When a virulent epidemic rages, some humans survive and some die. Before vaccination, antibiotics, and modern medical technology, what decided who was fortunate and who was not? In addition to sheer luck, both social and biological factors affect the chances of catching a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David P Clark
ISBN: 9780132102247 0132102242
OCLC Number: 646176564
Description: 1 online resource ([9] pages)
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"This Element is an excerpt from Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today (ISBN: 9780137019960) by David P. Clark. When a virulent epidemic rages, some humans survive and some die. Before vaccination, antibiotics, and modern medical technology, what decided who was fortunate and who was not? In addition to sheer luck, both social and biological factors affect the chances of catching a disease, as well as the likelihood of surviving"--Resource description page.

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