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The epic story of the deadliest plague in history

Author: John M Barry
Publisher: London : Penguin Books Ltd : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. This work brings us up to speed on the terrible threat of the avian flu and suggests ways in which we might head off another flu pandemic.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Barry
ISBN: 9780143036494 0143036491
OCLC Number: 851809253
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 560 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 14 x 3 cm
Responsibility: John M. Barry.

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At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. This work brings us up to speed on the terrible threat of the avian flu and suggests ways in which we might head off another flu pandemic.

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