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Future plagues : biohazard, disease and pestilence mankind's battle for survival

Author: Peter Brookesmith
Publisher: Gordon, N.S.W. : Universal International, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Humanity has always lived with, and sometimes barely survived, plagues, pestilence and epidemics. today, horrors such as the Black Death, which wiped out almost half the population of Europe in the fourteenth century, seem like distant nightmares. Improved public health, vaccinatiion, and new drugs have driven many diseases from large parts of the world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brookesmith
ISBN: 1876142316 9781876142315
OCLC Number: 38817179
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: Peter Brookesmith.

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Humanity has always lived with, and sometimes barely survived, plagues, pestilence and epidemics. today, horrors such as the Black Death, which wiped out almost half the population of Europe in the fourteenth century, seem like distant nightmares. Improved public health, vaccinatiion, and new drugs have driven many diseases from large parts of the world.

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