Viruses, plagues, and history /

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Main Author: Oldstone, Michael B. A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Viruses, Plagues, and History
  • 1. A General Introduction
  • 2. Introduction to the Principles of Virology
  • 3. Introduction to the Principles of Immunology
  • Part 2. Success Stories
  • 4. Smallpox
  • 5. Yellow Fever
  • 6. Measles Virus
  • 7. Poliomyelitis
  • Part 3. Present and Future Challenges
  • 8. An Overview of Newly Emerging Viral Plagues: The Hemorrhagic Fevers
  • 9. Lassa Fever
  • 10. Ebola
  • 11. Hantavirus
  • 12. Human Immunodefiency Virus (HIV) Infection -- "AIDS, the Current Plague"
  • 13. Mad Cow Disease and Englishmen: Spongiform Encephalopathies -- Virus orPrion Diease?
  • 14. Influenza Virus, the Plague That May return
  • 15. Conclusions and Future Predictions

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