Invisible Enemies : Stories Of Infectious Diseases (Paperback) - Farrell, Jeanette

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Updated to include the most recent breakthroughs
First published in 1998, here are the surprisingly fascinating stories of seven diseases that changed the course of human history - updated to reflect new medical and social developments such as:
- the ravages of AIDS in Africa, Asia, and other locations - the bioterror threat posed by smallpox eradication
- a primitive yet effective new measure for fighting cholera in India
- an important new drug to treat malaria
- and more
Illustrated with over fifty reproductions of photographs, newspaper cartoons, public health posters, and the like, " Invisible Enemies" is an intense and intriguing mix of history, biography, and biology.

Specifications

Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Mfg Part# 9780374336073
SKU 31041803
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0374336075
Release Date 4/12/2005
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0002
Minimum Age 12
Number of Pages 0272
Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux
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