INVISIBLE ENEMIES

INVISIBLE ENEMIES

Stories of Infectious Disease

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Baker & Taylor
Presents stories of seven diseases that changed the course of human history, including malaria, leprosy, and cholera, in an edition updated to reflect new medical and social developments.

McMillan Palgrave
In this fully revised third edition of the 1998 original, here are the gripping stories of mankind's struggles against deadliest diseases in human history—including malaria, leprosy and cholera—updated to reflect new medical and social developments such as the continuing ravages of AIDS around the world, the bioterror threat posed by smallpox eradication, and an all-new chapter on the Ebola crisis. Illustrated with more than fifty reproductions of photographs, newspaper cartoons, public health posters, and the like, Invisible Enemies is an intense and intriguing mix of history, biography, and biology.
In this fully revised third edition of the 1998 original, here are the gripping stories of mankind's struggles against deadliest diseases in human history—including malaria, leprosy and cholera—updated to reflect new medical and social developments.

Baker
& Taylor

A compassionate first book traces the history of seven microbes--smallpox, leprosy, plague, tuberculosis, malaria, cholera, and AIDS--examining the terror they have created and the drive for cures by heroic scientists.

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends 2016
ISBN: 9781250096609
125009660X

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These diseases—smallpox, leprosy, plague, tuberculosis, malaria, cholera, and AIDS—have changed the course of human history. Read about what causes them, how they are treated (or not treated), and how breakthroughs have come about, as well as what still needs to be done.

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