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Anthrax : the investigation of a deadly outbreak

Author: Jeanne Guillemin
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is a powerful story of an anthrax outbreak 20 years ago, one that took the lives of over 150 Russians, and one that was covered up by the KGB and others in the government. Like a mystery novel, the book's drama takes the reader through the maze of cover-up and denial to find the real truth.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Guillemin
ISBN: 9780520927100 0520927109 0585385203 9780585385204
OCLC Number: 1105502178
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 321 p., [24] p. de lám. :) il., mapas.
Contents: Anthrax; accursed fire and biological weapon --
Moscow; fragments of evidence --
Moscow; conflicting visions --
In the Urals; the quest begins --
Autopsy visions --
The community of the dead; Vostochniy Cemetery --
Abramova's treasure --
To Chkalovskiy Rayon --
Constraints, fears, frustrations --
Knocking on doors --
Public health and private pain --
The unnatural steals the natural. Resignation --
Vulnerability and chance --
The KGB list of victims --
Moscow redux --
Names go to places; map building begins --
Biological weapons and political outbreaks --
Manifestation --
Mirage; the animal outbreak --
Chkalovskiy; the final pieces --
Do no evil, see no evil --
The summing up --
The threat of bioweapons --
Return to Yekaterinburg --
"The world is global."
Responsibility: Jeanne Guillemin.


In 1979 the city of Sverdlovsk in Russia's Ural Mountains was struck by an anthrax epidemic. With a team of doctors and researchers, Jeanne Guillemin traveled to Russia in 1992, to determine the  Read more...


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