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Superbug : the fatal menace of MRSA

Author: Maryn McKenna
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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McKenna reveals the hidden history of MRSA's relentless advance-- how it has overwhelmed hospitals, assaulted families, and infiltrated agriculture and live-stock, moving inexorably into the food chain.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McKenna, Maryn.
Superbug.
New York : Free Press, 2010
(OCoLC)761439667
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maryn McKenna
ISBN: 9781416557272 141655727X
OCLC Number: 424555557
Description: xiii, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The first alert --
The cloud babies --
The silent attack --
The puzzle pieces --
The biggest thing since AIDS --
The flood rising --
Gone without warning --
The foe on the field --
Prison, the perfect incubator --
Into the food chain --
Soap, the wonder cure --
The end of antibiotics --
The epidemics converging.
Other Titles: Fatal menace of MRSA
Responsibility: Maryn McKenna.

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Deeply researched revelation of escalating danger of drug-resistant bacteria, MSRA.  Read more...

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"Where will the next major epidemic come from? According to Superbug, that epidemic is already here." * Boing Boing * "During her years as a reporter covering the Centers for Disease Control and Read more...

 
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