Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response
by Mark S. Smolinski, et al.
Publisher: National Academies Press 2006
Number of pages: 398
This volume examines the current state of knowledge and policy pertaining to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases from around the globe. It examines the spectrum of microbial threats, factors in disease emergence, and the ultimate capacity of the United States to meet the challenges posed by microbial threats to human health.
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by Madeline Drexler - National Academies Press
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