The Resource Epidemic, written by Brian Ward ; chief editorial consultant, Rob DeSalle

Epidemic, written by Brian Ward ; chief editorial consultant, Rob DeSalle

Label
Epidemic
Title
Epidemic
Statement of responsibility
written by Brian Ward ; chief editorial consultant, Rob DeSalle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ward, Brian R
Dewey number
614.4/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA643
LC item number
.W27 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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American Museum of Natural History
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
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  • Epidemics
  • Medicine
  • Epidemics
  • Medicine
  • Epidemics
  • Medicine
  • Epidemics
  • Diseases
  • Cholera
  • Rabies
  • Plague
  • Leprosy
  • Cold (Disease)
  • Influenza
  • Fungi
  • Viruses
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Malaria
  • Worms
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Disease Outbreaks
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Epidemic, written by Brian Ward ; chief editorial consultant, Rob DeSalle
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Discover the battle against epidemics-- from the Black Death and smallpox to the modern superbug"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is an epidemic? -- How an epidemic evolves -- Continental spread -- The Plague -- Fighting infection -- Epidemics and the city -- Food poisoning -- Water and raw foods -- Cholera -- TB--the coughing plague -- Lepers and leprosy -- Outsmarting the smallpox virus -- Raging rabies -- Coughs and colds -- Influenza -- Attacking the brain -- Childhood diseases -- Minor plagues -- Deadly bugs -- Dealing with worms -- Malaria -- Fungal attack -- Friendly fungi -- Nature's medicine cabinet -- Animal plagues -- Hot viruses and superbugs -- HIV and AIDS -- Germ warfare -- The continuing war
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (63 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034676606
Label
Epidemic, written by Brian Ward ; chief editorial consultant, Rob DeSalle
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Discover the battle against epidemics-- from the Black Death and smallpox to the modern superbug"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is an epidemic? -- How an epidemic evolves -- Continental spread -- The Plague -- Fighting infection -- Epidemics and the city -- Food poisoning -- Water and raw foods -- Cholera -- TB--the coughing plague -- Lepers and leprosy -- Outsmarting the smallpox virus -- Raging rabies -- Coughs and colds -- Influenza -- Attacking the brain -- Childhood diseases -- Minor plagues -- Deadly bugs -- Dealing with worms -- Malaria -- Fungal attack -- Friendly fungi -- Nature's medicine cabinet -- Animal plagues -- Hot viruses and superbugs -- HIV and AIDS -- Germ warfare -- The continuing war
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 online resource (63 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1034676606

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