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The Plague Makers: The Secret World of Biological Warfare
The Plague Makers: The Secret World of Biological Warfare
by Wendy Barnaby
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From misuse by governments and terrorist groups to leakage into the environment, this book takes account of biological warfare's lethal hazards.... (read more)

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Killer Germs: Microbes and Diseases That Threaten Humanity
Killer Germs: Microbes and Diseases That Threaten Humanity
by Barry E Zimmerman
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Everything readers ever wanted to know about deadly viruses, killer parasites, flesh-eating microbes, and other lifethreatening beasties but were afraid to ask What disease, known as "the White Death" has killed 2 billion people, and counting? What fatal... (read more)

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Twenty-First Century Plague: The Story of SARS
Twenty-First Century Plague: The Story of SARS
by Thomas Abraham
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This book provides the first behind-the-scenes account of how the global battle against SARS was fought and the incredible research efforts that finally led to identification of the virus. Drawing on unprecedented access to scientists, doctors, and... (read more)

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Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War
Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War
by Judith Miller and Stephen Engelberg and William Broad
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In December 1997, the Pentagon decided to vaccinate all US military personnel against the anthrax virus. Puzzled by the motive and the timing of the decision, Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, and William Broad, three seasoned New York Times... (read more)

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Germs, Genes & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today
Germs, Genes & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today
by David P Clark
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In Germs, Genes and Civilization, Dr. David Clark tells the story of the microbe-driven epidemics that have repeatedly molded our human destinies. You'll discover how your genes have been shaped through millennia spent battling against infectious... (read more)

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The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
by Richard Preston
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The first major bioterror event in the United States — the anthrax attacks in October 2001 — was a clarion call for scientists who work with "hot" agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In The Demon... (read more)

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Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bio-Terror Catastrophe
Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bio-Terror Catastrophe
by Michael T Osterholm
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This book will tell you what that will mean when the inevitable happens, and what we as a nation can and must do now to protect ourselves, our families, and the basic elements of our society that bioterrorism puts at risk. You will also learn why the... (read more)

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Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
by Richard Preston
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Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways. Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives. From The Hot Zone to The Demon in the Freezer and beyond, Richard Prestons bestselling works have... (read more)

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Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
by Peter C Doherty
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Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty offers a level-headed guide to all aspects of pandemics-what they are, how they spread, and what we can do to prevent them Pandemics. The word conjures up images of horrific diseases sweeping the globe and killing everyone in... (read more)

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Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present and Future
Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present and Future
by Michael B. A. Oldstone
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The story of viruses and the story of humanity have been intertwined since the dawn of history. The first small cities formed not only the cradle of civilization, but the spawning ground for the earliest viral epidemics, the first opportunity for viruses... (read more)

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Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA
Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA
by Maryn Mckenna
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LURKING in our homes, hospitals, schools, and farms is a terrifying pathogen that is evolving faster than the medical community can track it or drug developers can create antibiotics to quell it. That pathogen is MRSAmethicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus... (read more)

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Bitten: True Medical Stories of Bites and Stings
Bitten: True Medical Stories of Bites and Stings
by Pamela Nagami
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STARTLING TRUE CASES OF BITE ATTACKS, RESULTING INFECTIONS, AND ENSUING TREATMENTS--- From ticks, ants, and flying bats to elephant seals, Komodo dragons, rhesus macaques, and deadliest of all, humans. We've all been bitten. And we all have stories. The... (read more)

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Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
by Mark Pendergrast
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“Pendergrast ably recounts the last half century of [epidemics] . . . complete with the mystery, intrigue, and gory details of your favorite police procedural drama.”—SEED   “Thorough, ambitious . . . The stories of EIS... (read more)

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The New Killer Diseases: How the Alarming Evolution of Mutant Germs Threatens Us All
The New Killer Diseases: How the Alarming Evolution of Mutant Germs Threatens Us All
by Elinor Levy
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [291] - 302) and index.... (read more)

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The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story
The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story
by Richard Preston
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Since its founding in 1951, the Epidemic Intelligence Service, a training/service program for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has waged war on disease. When an epidemic hits, the EIS will be there to crack the case, no matter how deadly.... (read more)

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Viruses, Plagues, and History
Viruses, Plagues, and History
by Michael B Oldstone
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The story of viruses and the story of humanity have been intertwined since the dawn of history. The first small cities formed not only the cradle of civilization, but the spawning ground for the earliest viral epidemics, the first opportunity for viruses... (read more)

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Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
by Richard Preston
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Panic in Level 4 is a grand tour through the eerie and unforgettable universe of Richard Preston, filled with incredible characters and mysteries that refuse to leave ones mind. Here are dramatic true stories from this acclaimed and award-winning author,... (read more)

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Killer Germs: Rogue Diseases of the Twenty-First Century
Killer Germs: Rogue Diseases of the Twenty-First Century
by Pete Moore
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Who among us has not been terrified by recent outbreaks of viral and bacterial diseases seemingly resistant to antibiotics and other forms of modern "treatment", not to mention the increasingly real threat of biological warfare? This gripping new book... (read more)

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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston
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A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is... (read more)

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Secret Agents: The Menace of Emerging Infections
Secret Agents: The Menace of Emerging Infections
by Madeline Drexler
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As timely as it is urgent, the well-researched book from veteran science journalist Madeline Drexler delivers a compelling report about today's most ominous infections disease threats. Focusing on a different danger in each chapter-from the looming risk... (read more)

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