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Title No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses / Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall.
Author Piot, Peter, 1949-
Publication New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 387 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Call # 616.9101 P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A blue flask of virus -- Adventure at last -- The mission in Yambuku -- Ebola -- A pseudo outbreak and a helicopter -- The big team -- From Ebola to sex and the transmission of infection -- America and back -- Nairobi -- A new epidemic -- Project SIDA -- Yambuku one more time -- The unfolding of an epidemic -- Changing of the guard -- An international bureaucrat -- Sharks in the water -- Getting the basics right -- The lesson of the chameleon/bringing together the brilliant coalition -- The tipping point -- The price of life -- A war chest for AIDS -- An unfinished agenda.
Subject Piot, Peter, 1949-
Diagnostic microbiology.
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
Communicable diseases -- Treatment.
Communicable diseases -- Africa.
Medical virology.
Ebola virus disease -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- History.
International cooperation -- Biography.
Addl. Author Marshall, Ruth, 1961-
Note Life in pursuit of deadly viruses
ISBN 039306316X (hardcover) :
9780393063165 (hardcover) :
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy

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