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A New York Times reporter?s eye-opening call to arms in the fight against epidemic diseases

We face a great choice. Philip Hilts, a prizewinning journalist for the New York Times and the Washington Post, argues in this report on global epidemic diseases that the world?s leading nations now have the means to win the fight against ?the coming plague??but they must act quickly or face grave consequences. Based on firsthand visits to disease hot spots around the world and in-depth interviews with leading researchers and other medical pioneers working on the ground, who are the major forces pushing for a coordinated world campaign, Hilts tells the inspiring stories of remarkably simple but powerful new approaches that are leading to astonishing success.

About the Author

 Philip J. Hilts has been a prizewinning health and science reporter for both The New York Times and The Washington Post. In more than twenty years' time he placed more than three hundred stories on the front pages of those papers.  His book Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation won the 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology.

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ISBN:
9780143037989
Subtitle:
Why We Must Rise to the Global Health Challenge
Author:
Hilts, Philip
Author:
Hilts, Philip J.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Public Health
Subject:
Epidemiology
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20070626
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.46x5.54x.60 in. .55 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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