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Title Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service / Mark Pendergrast.
Author Pendergrast, Mark.
Publication Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2010]
Copyright date ©2010
Description xiv, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 614.4 P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cold war, hot pathogens -- Throwing them overboard -- Killer vaccine, goat-hair anthrax, rabid bats, and staph attacks -- Pandemic flu, purple enteritis on mars, polio problems -- New discoveries and mysteries in the early sixties -- The diaspora -- Fighting pox, pandemics, and special pathogens -- Eradication escalation -- Not just infections any more -- Surveillance and containment -- Target zero -- The year of living dangerously -- Superwomen (and men) of the late seventies -- Budget wars and new plagues -- Entering the computer age -- Unexpected connections -- Emerging infections -- Rough sledding -- Approaching a new millennium -- Full circle -- Into the 21st century -- L'expérience fait la difference.
Subject Centers for Disease Control (U.S.). Epidemic Intelligence Service.
Epidemiologists -- United States.
Epidemiology -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0151011206 :
9780151011209 :

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 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  614.4 P    ON HOLDSHELF  
 Crown Hts Non-Fic  614.4 P    CHECK SHELVES  
 Kings Hwy Non-Fic  614.4 P    CHECK SHELVES