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Global Pandemic Threats (Hardcover)

Michael C. LeMay

ISBN 10: 1440842825 / ISBN 13: 9781440842825
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Hardcover. This book offers an accessible reference on epidemic and pandemic diseases that provides background information and history, explains why pandemics are a newly emerging threat, identifies .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 366 pages. 0.726. Bookseller Inventory # 9781440842825

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Title: Global Pandemic Threats (Hardcover)

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This book offers an accessible reference on epidemic and pandemic diseases that provides background information and history, explains why pandemics are a newly emerging threat, identifies the difficulties in coping with them, and provides hope in the form of modern medicine. * Provides readers an understanding and appreciation of the extent of the devastation of pandemic diseases of the past centuries * Shows how the pioneers of modern medicine conquered contagious diseases of the past that had been scourges in human history * Documents and explains the development of newly emerging viral diseases that have the potential of becoming pandemic outbreaks that kill millions * Employs primary documents ranging from data from reports from the CDC and WHO to firsthand accounts of past pandemics and their deadly impact

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"This is a valuable and accessible resource for high school and public library collections." - Booklist

"Dense with information . . . this work contains extensive footnotes and references, and teens and adults searching for comprehensive content on various topics relating to the issue of global pandemic threats need look no further. A go-to resource for paper writing and a jumping-off point for more in-depth academic research." - School Library Journal

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