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Ebola : the natural and human history

Author: David Quammen
Publisher: London : The Bodley Head, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90% of its victims. In between these outbreaks, it is untraceable, hiding deep in the jungle. The search is on to find Ebola's elusive host animal. And until we find it, Ebola will continue to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Quammen
ISBN: 9781847923431 1847923437
OCLC Number: 894095005
Description: 119 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: David Quammen.

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In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. The search is on to find Ebola's elusive host animal. And until we find it, Ebola will  Read more...

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"A nimble job...deeply unsettling but also sober minded...a standout in the floodlet of Ebola books" -- Michiko Kakutani New York Times

 
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