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Spillover : animal infections and the next human pandemic

Autor David Quammen
Vydavatel: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2012.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : English : 1st edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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This work examines the emergence and causes of new diseases all over the world, describing a process called "spillover" where illness originates in wild animals before being passed to humans and discusses the potential for the next huge pandemic. The emergence of strange new diseases is a frightening problem that seems to be getting worse. In this age of speedy travel, it threatens a worldwide pandemic. We hear  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Popular Works
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: David Quammen
ISBN: 9780393066807 0393066800
OCLC číslo: 806985373
Popis: 587 p. ; 25 cm.
Obsahy: Pale horse --
Thirteen gorillas --
Everything comes from somewhere --
Dinner at the rat farm --
The deer, the parrot, and the kid next door --
Going viral --
Celestial hosts --
The chimp and the river--
It depends.
Jiné tituly: Animal infections and the next human pandemic
Odpovědnost: David Quammen.

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A masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerginghuman diseases.  Přečíst více...

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[Spillover] delivers news from the front lines of public health. It makes clear that animal diseases are inseparable from us because we are inseparable from the natural world. "

 
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