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Pandemics (At Issue Series)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Sciences (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Epidemiology,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Communicable diseases,
  • Epidemics,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Hugen (Editor), Susan Musser (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10604540M
    ISBN 100737736038
    ISBN 109780737736038
    OCLC/WorldCa76794851

    Encyclopedia of Pestilence, Pandemics, and Plagues by Ed, Joseph P. Byrne, published by Greenwood Press, Influenza, The American Experience. Source Book of Medical History, Logan   I started writing a book about pandemics back in , after the world suffered outbreaks of two unusual diseases. In the wake of Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) in

    Pandemics. APA has consolidated all of its ongoing COVID coverage on its COVID Information and Resources special section. That section will be continuously updated with all new articles throughout the COVID pandemic. It includes links to all the articles listed below on this Pandemics page, which is no longer being :// Ten books that offer lessons from past pandemics. Alec Scott. Special to The Globe and Mail. Published Ma This informative but overwritten book explores how viruses cross the

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With the ebola outbreak in Africa in the news, many people are interested in learning more about pandemics in general and ebola in particular. Here are 10 books that can help you become more knowledgeable both about the viruses involved in pandemics In that book I concluded that another viral pandemic in the near future was certain and that we would be unprepared for it.

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