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Author Pendergrast, Mark.

Title Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service / Mark Pendergrast.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  614.4 PEN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    614.4 PEN    Available
Description xiv, 418 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cold war, hot pathogens -- Throwing them overboard -- Killer vaccine, goat-hair anthrax, rabid bats, and staph attacks -- Pandemic flu, purple enteritis on mars, polio problems -- New discoveries and mysteries in the early sixties -- The diaspora -- Fighting pox, pandemics, and special pathogens -- Eradication escalation -- Not just infections any more -- Surveillance and containment -- Target zero -- The year of living dangerously -- Superwomen (and men) of the late seventies -- Budget wars and new plagues -- Entering the computer age -- Unexpected connections -- Emerging infections -- Rough sledding -- Approaching a new millennium -- Full circle -- Into the 21st century -- L'expérience fait la difference.
Subject Centers for Disease Control (U.S.). Epidemic Intelligence Service -- Popular works.
Epidemiology -- Popular works.
Epidemiologists -- United States -- Popular works.
ISBN 9780151011209 : $28.00

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