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Epidemics and the environment

Author: Rita R Colwell; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Series: Global links.; Health and the environment.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program focuses on ecological upheavals that contribute to the rise of deadly disease. Climate change, urbanization, clear-cutting of forests, and other factors are examined. Disease case studies include cholera in Peru, plague in India, and Lyme disease in the United States.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rita R Colwell; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40342785
Credits: Rita R. Colwell, et al.
Description: 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Global links.; Health and the environment.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; a production of the Economic Development Institute.

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This program focuses on ecological upheavals that contribute to the rise of deadly disease. Climate change, urbanization, clear-cutting of forests, and other factors are examined. Disease case studies include cholera in Peru, plague in India, and Lyme disease in the United States.

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