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Thomas Abraham - Twenty-first Century Plague - 9780801886324 - V9780801886324
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Twenty-first Century Plague

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Description for Twenty-first Century Plague Paperback. From his seat, 14E, he infected 21 other passengers and crew members." Num Pages: 176 pages, 12, 12 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNS; MJCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 21. Weight in Grams: 332.
In the autumn of 2002 in southern China, a previously unknown virus jumped the species barrier from animal to man and sparked the first global epidemic of the new century. The disease sped along the air routes of a globalized world, spreading within months to thirty-one countries on every continent. Before it was reined in by a remarkable international scientific effort, the SARS virus demonstrated human society's vulnerability to disease. New infectious diseases like SARS have been emerging at an alarming rate over the past few decades. There is every indication the world will continue to face new viral ... Read more

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Johns Hopkins University Press United States
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Baltimore, MD, United States
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About Thomas Abraham
Thomas Abraham is one of Asia's most experienced international journalists with a twenty-five-year career reporting from locations as varied as Sri Lanka, Geneva, and London. He has also worked at the United Nations in Geneva and been a commentator for BBC news programs. A former editor of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, he is currently ... Read more

Reviews for Twenty-first Century Plague
Twenty-First Century Plague describes many of the people, events, political settings, and other contributing factors in a fascinating view of the story behind the story of the outbreak. Science 2005 Abraham gives us an excellent and dispassionate account of the cultural and political background to the cover-up and the unfortunate consequences. Nature 2005 The book is richly filled with facts, ... Read more

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