|ISBN:||0737723300 9780737723304 0737723319 9780737723311|
|描述：||126 pages ; 24 cm.|
|内容：||The global threat of infectious diseases: an overview / National Intelligence Council --
Modern trends greatly increase the threat of infectious diseases / Jennifer Brower and Peter Chalk --
Bioterrorism poses a major threat to public health / Mark G. Kortepeter and Gerald W. Parker --
The threat of bioterrorism has been exaggerated / Victor W. Sidel, Robert M. Gould, and Hillel W. Cohen --
Bioterrorism research diverts attention from more serious disease threats / Merrill Goozner --
AIDS is devastating Africa / Karen A. Stanecki --
AIDS is not the cuase of the African health crisis / Charles Geshekter --
SARS is a continuing threat / National Intelligence Council --
Antibiotic-resistant infectious diseases are a major threat / World Health Organization. Sexually transmitted diseases are a serious social and economic threat / David J. Landry and Wendy Turnbull --
The smallpox threat warrants mass vaccination / William J. Bicknell and Kenneth D. Bloem --
The smallpox threat does not warrant mass vaccination / Henry I. Miller --
Global public health systems must be improved to combat infectious diseases / David L. Heymann --
Vaccine development is vital to controlling infectious diseases / Gustav Nossal --
Technological advances are key to controlling infectious diseases / Anthony S. Fauci.
|丛书名：||At issue (San Diego, Calif.)|
|责任：||Viqi Wagner, book editor.|
Most of the deadliest known infectious diseases are either spreading or becoming drug resistant, and dozens of previously unknown diseases have emerged since the 1970s. Public- and private-sector experts debate the reasons for, scope of, and best responses to infectious disease threats including SARS, bioterrorism agents, and AIDS.
- Communicable diseases -- Popular works.
- Public health -- Popular works.
- Emerging infectious diseases -- Popular works.
- Epidemiology -- Popular works.
- Communicable diseases.
- Emerging infectious diseases.
- Public health.
- Communicable Disease Control
- Disease Outbreaks -- prevention & control