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Emerging Epidemics: The Menace of New Infections

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As timely as it is urgent, the well-researched book from veteran science journalist Madeline Drexler delivers a compelling report about today's most ominous infections disease threats. Focusing on a different danger in each chapter-from the looming risk of lethal influenza to in-depth information on the public health perils posed by bioterrorism-Drexler takes readers strai ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published December 23rd 2009 by Penguin Books (first published 2009)
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Aneet
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Very informative and detailed about emerging epidemics. A must read for everyone so they will be warned of what's to come. A must read for those who especially work in a hospital setting.
Steven Williams
A gripping book.
Khloe
Great book for understanding the nature of emerging diseases, a history of recent outbreaks, and the current threats for the near future. Fantastic descriptions, exciting accounts, and excellent commentary.
Margie Hunter


Definitely will use in class this spring. Language is challenging for some of my students but most should be able to use it without difficulty.
Fishface
A great read. One of the most gripping and alarming of all the scared-of-germs books that have come out in the Age of Alarming New Microbes.
Phebe Idol
So informative!
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