Emerging infections: microbial threats to health in the United States
by J. Lederberg, R. E. Shope, S. C. Oaks
Publisher: National Academies 1992
Number of pages: 294
The emergence of HIV disease and AIDS, the reemergence of tuberculosis, and the increased opportunity for disease spread through international travel demonstrate the critical importance of global vigilance for infectious diseases. This volume highlights risk factors for the emergence of microbial threats to health, warns against complacency in public health, and promotes early prevention as a cost-effective and crucial strategy for maintaining public health in the United States and worldwide.
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