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Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 64 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 9.75 X 6.63 (inches) ISBN: 1426302630 ISBN-13: 9781426302633 Availability: Available to ship on or about 05/15/14.
Outbreaks provides a fascinating introduction to the fight against infectious diseases, including scientists who discovered various viruses and bacteria. The text outlines how we have learned to fight natures harmful strains and to use others to our advantage; it also provides the latest findings on bird flu and SARS, Ebola and AIDS, and highly resistant strains of tuberculosis. Outbreaks gives readers the experts view on an area of science which is vital to the future health of mankind.
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