The coming plague : newly emerging diseases in a world out of balance /

Surveys fifty years of man's battle with communicable disease.

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Main Author: Garrett, Laurie
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c1994.
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Main Author:Garrett, Laurie
Summary:Surveys fifty years of man's battle with communicable disease.

An exploration of the battle against microbes, based on research in virology, molecular biology, disease ecology, and medicine, examines the current outbreak of infectious diseases and outlines what can be done to prevent the coming plague.

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Physical Description:xiii, 750 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0374126461 :