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Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service

Author: Mark Pendergrast
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the elite medical corps at the forefront of the world's most dangerous epidemics cites their victories over such diseases as polio, cholera, and smallpox.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Pendergrast
ISBN: 9780151011209 0151011206
OCLC Number: 427608850
Description: xiv, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cold war, hot pathogens --
Throwing them overboard --
Killer vaccine, goat-hair anthrax, rabid bats, and staph attacks --
Pandemic flu, purple enteritis on mars, polio problems --
New discoveries and mysteries in the early sixties --
The diaspora --
Fighting pox, pandemics, and special pathogens --
Eradication escalation --
Not just infections any more --
Surveillance and containment --
Target zero --
The year of living dangerously --
Superwomen (and men) of the late seventies --
Budget wars and new plagues --
Entering the computer age --
Unexpected connections --
Emerging infections --
Rough sledding --
Approaching a new millennium --
Full circle --
Into the twenty-first century --
L'expérience fait la difference.
Responsibility: Mark Pendergrast.
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A history of the elite medical corps at the forefront of the world's most dangerous epidemics cites their victories over such diseases as polio, cholera, and smallpox.

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