Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World by Irwin W. Sherman

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Subjects:

  • Molecular biology,
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Diseases,
  • Epidemiology,
  • History,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Microbiology

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages219
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Open LibraryOL9609954M
ISBN 101555814662
ISBN 109781555814663

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Explains the effects, causes, and outcomes from past epidemics. Describes a dozen diseases to show how disease control either was achieved or failed. Thereafter, the book turns to the topic of infectious diseases and the lessons learned from earlier responses to “unanticipated outbreaks of disease” to inform preparedness for future outbreaks.

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Sherman. Discover how twelve diseases, namely porphyria, hemophilia, the Irish potato blight, cholera, smallpox, bubonic plague, syphilis, tuberculosis, malaria, yellow fever, the great influenza pandemic, and AIDS, changed the world and the very real threat they still pose for the future.

Influenza Few diseases have had such widespread effects on the number of deaths in the modern world as the flu, which remains a major threat worldwide despite the existence of vaccines against it.

Earliest Known first described by Hippocrates in BCE. Major Outbreaks There were major outbreaks inandthe last being a pandemic, before a lullFile Size: KB.

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