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4 edition of Epidemic! found in the catalog.

Epidemic!

the world of infectious diseases

by Rob DeSalle

  • 92 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The New Press, Distributed by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epidemics,
  • Épidémies,
  • Épidémiologie,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Maladies infectieuses,
  • Disease Outbreaks,
  • Communicable diseases,
  • Communicable Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRob DeSalle, editor
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA651 .E596 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24737012M
    ISBN 101565845463
    ISBN 109781565845466
    LC Control Number99014127
    OCLC/WorldCa40805452

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Successive epidemics of plague in the Middle Ages contributed to the definition of an epidemic as the propagation of a single, well-defined disease.

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