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Global epidemics

Title
Global epidemics / edited by Christopher Mari.
Format
Book
Published
New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 2007.
Description
viii, 189 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip078/2007001533.html
Other contributors
Mari, Christopher.
Series
The Reference shelf ; v. 79, no. 2
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Preface
  • [pt]. 1. Notable epidemics in human history
  • Editor's introduction
  • 1. 2,500-year evolution of the term epidemic / Paul M.V. Martin and Estelle Martin-Granel
  • 2. The black death : the greatest catastrophe ever / Ole J. Benedictow
  • 3. The migration of smallpox and its indelible footprint on Latin American history / Mark Thomson
  • 4. Sick city : maps and mortality in the time of cholera / Steven Shapin
  • 5. Flu's worst season / Nell Boyce
  • 6. Conquering polio / Renee Skelton
  • 7. How AIDS changed America / David Jefferson
  • [pt]. 2. Preventing, controlling, and eradicating epidemic outbreaks
  • Editor's introduction
  • 1. Rules of contagion / Bob Holmes
  • 2. Disease and globalization : on a fast track / Fariborz Ghadar and Beth Hardy
  • 3. The scourge of AIDS in Africa and why we must act now / The Virginia Quarterly Review
  • 4. How to wipe out AIDS in 45 years / Jessica Werb
  • 5. Global plan to stop tuberculosis : investment in TB control works but progress uneven / UN Chronicle
  • 6. Polio / Julie L. Gerberding
  • [pt]. 3. Is avian flu the next epidemic?
  • Editor's introduction
  • 1. In the shadow of pandemic / Tyler A. Kokjohn and Kimbal E. Cooper
  • 2. Panic attack / William Speed Weed
  • 3. What the President should have said about bird flu / Nick Schulz
  • 4. Spreading its wings / Nancy Shute
  • 5. Immediate treatment needed for bird flu cases, study says / Donald G. McNeil Jr.
  • [pt]. 4. The psychological and economic impact of epidemics
  • Editor's introduction
  • 1. The fear factor / Nancy Shute
  • 2. Influenza economics / Cindy Becker
  • 3. Three things you don't know about AIDS in Africa / Emily Oster
  • 4. The HIV trade-off / David Batstone
  • 5. Death by mosquito / Christine Gorman
  • [pt]. 5. Bioterrorism
  • Editor's introduction
  • 1. The bioterrorism scare / Philip Alcabes
  • 2. Biological weapons / Foreign Policy
  • 3. Pox unlocked? / Ingrid Wickelgren
  • 4. Identifying airborne pathogens in time to respond / Gabriele Rennie
  • 5. Bid to stockpile bioterror drugs stymied by setbacks / Eric Lipton
  • 6. The biodefense buildup : fallout for other research areas? / Barton Reppert
  • Appendix : 25 years of AIDS / UN Chronicle
  • Bibliography
  • Books
  • Web sites
  • Additional periodical articles with abstracts
  • Index.
Subject headings
Epidemics--History.
Avian influenza.
Bioterrorism.
Medical subjects
Disease Outbreaks--history--Collected Works.
Disease Outbreaks--prevention & control--Collected Works.
Bioterrorism--psychology--Collected Works.
Orthomyxoviridae Infections--prevention & control--Collected Works.
World Health--Collected Works.
ISBN
9780824210687 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0824210689 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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