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AIDS, Ebola, "mad cow disease," "flesh-eating" viruses...Today's newspapers are full of articles about new plagues and viruses. Where do these new viruses come from? Why do new plagues arise? Could there be - will there be - a lethal and incurable Virus X that spreads as easily as the common cold? The author, a renowned authority on diseases, presents a radical theory about the origin of deadly microbes in a book that takes us into the "hot zones" of today's most dangerous viral outbreaks, then into the research labs and hospitals where doctors and scientists are risking their lives trying to control them.

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In a book that takes readers into the "hot zones" of today's most dangerous viral outbreaks, Dr. Frank Ryan presents a radical theory about the origins of these deadly microbes, and reveals what research scientists and doctors are doing to try and control them.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-419) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316763066
Author:
Ryan, Frank
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communicable diseases
Subject:
Virology
Subject:
Viruses
Subject:
Diseases - Contagious
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Viruses; Diseases; Epidemics; Scientists; Scientific research; Ebola virus; AIDS; Tuberculosis; Science
Edition Description:
1st Back Bay paperback edition.
Series Volume:
#99-329
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in 1.02 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In a book that takes readers into the "hot zones" of today's most dangerous viral outbreaks, Dr. Frank Ryan presents a radical theory about the origins of these deadly microbes, and reveals what research scientists and doctors are doing to try and control them.
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