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Author Piot, Peter, 1949-

Title No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses / Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.9101 PIO    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 387 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents A blue flask of virus -- Adventure at last -- The mission in Yambuku -- Ebola -- A pseudo outbreak and a helicopter -- The big team -- From Ebola to sex and the transmission of infection -- America and back -- Nairobi -- A new epidemic -- Project SIDA -- Yambuku one more time -- The unfolding of an epidemic -- Changing of the guard -- An international bureaucrat -- Sharks in the water -- Getting the basics right -- The lesson of the chameleon/bringing together the brilliant coalition -- The tipping point -- The price of life -- A war chest for AIDS -- An unfinished agenda.
Subject Piot, Peter, 1949-
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
Diagnostic microbiology.
Communicable diseases -- Treatment.
Communicable diseases -- Africa.
Medical virology.
Ebola virus disease -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- History.
Added Author Marshall, Ruth, 1961-
Note Life in pursuit of deadly viruses
ISBN 9780393063165 (hbk.) : $28.95
039306316X (hbk.)

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