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Do infectious diseases pose a threat?

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

  • Communicable diseases -- Popular works.,
  • Emerging infectious diseases -- Popular works.,
  • Epidemics -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDiane Andrews Henningfeld, book editor.
    GenrePopular works.
    SeriesAt issue
    ContributionsHenningfeld, Diane Andrews.
    LC ClassificationsRA643 .D595 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22795476M
    ISBN 109780737742947, 9780737742930
    LC Control Number2008049414

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