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The fever : how malaria has ruled humankind for 500,000 years

Author: Sonia Shah
Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the centuries-long battle to treat and prevent malaria in numerous regions of the world while revealing how hundreds of millions of people are infected annually in spite of available preventions.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Shah
ISBN: 9780374230012 0374230013
OCLC Number: 456171468
Description: 307 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Malaria at our doorstep --
Birth of a killer --
Swept in malaria's current --
Malarial ecologies --
Pharmacological failure --
The karma of malaria --
Scientific solutions --
The disappeared --
The spraygun war --
The secret in the mosquito.
Responsibility: Sonia Shah.

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Traces the centuries-long battle to treat and prevent malaria in numerous regions of the world while revealing how hundreds of millions of people are infected annually in spite of available preventions.

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