The Resource Outbreak : science seeks safeguards for global health, by Charles Piddok ; Caryn Oryniak, consultant

Outbreak : science seeks safeguards for global health, by Charles Piddok ; Caryn Oryniak, consultant

Label
Outbreak : science seeks safeguards for global health
Title
Outbreak
Title remainder
science seeks safeguards for global health
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Piddok ; Caryn Oryniak, consultant
Creator
Contributor
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Authoritative texts that include interviews with experts, useful time lines, diagrams, glossaries, and more bring readers up to date on the latest findings concerning viruses and bacteria, how we have learned to fight the harmful ones and use the beneficial ones to improve our lives
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Piddock, Charles
Dewey number
362.1969
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA441
LC item number
.P525 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Oryniak, Caryn
Series statement
National Geographic investigates
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Globalization
  • Communicable diseases
  • Virus diseases
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Medical research personnel
  • Public health
  • Globalization
  • Communicable diseases
  • Virus diseases
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Medical research personnel
  • Public health
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Outbreak : science seeks safeguards for global health, by Charles Piddok ; Caryn Oryniak, consultant
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 60) and 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
Profiling a killer : Raising the dead -- A global disaster -- Luck strikes -- A new killer -- Death from the sky -- More prepared -- Species jumping -- A future pandemic? -- Preparing for the worst -- Creating a plan -- Checklist for influenza pandemic preparedness -- Meet a microbiologist. The invisible world : "Totally fantastic creatures" -- Startling discovery -- Space invaders? -- Microbiology toolbox -- How viruses work. A modern plague : Attack on the immune system -- A continent under siege -- Vaccines -- The black death -- A new disease. Death from the rain forest : A deadly disease -- Searching for answers -- New drugs -- A medical triumph -- Sharing disease. A very real threat : Mousepox virus -- Bioweapons -- An age-old disease -- Black ICE. Bugs fly free : Panic at the airport -- The SARS scare -- Quarantine! -- Computers to the rescue
Extent
1 online resource (64 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036754307
Label
Outbreak : science seeks safeguards for global health, by Charles Piddok ; Caryn Oryniak, consultant
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 60) and 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
Profiling a killer : Raising the dead -- A global disaster -- Luck strikes -- A new killer -- Death from the sky -- More prepared -- Species jumping -- A future pandemic? -- Preparing for the worst -- Creating a plan -- Checklist for influenza pandemic preparedness -- Meet a microbiologist. The invisible world : "Totally fantastic creatures" -- Startling discovery -- Space invaders? -- Microbiology toolbox -- How viruses work. A modern plague : Attack on the immune system -- A continent under siege -- Vaccines -- The black death -- A new disease. Death from the rain forest : A deadly disease -- Searching for answers -- New drugs -- A medical triumph -- Sharing disease. A very real threat : Mousepox virus -- Bioweapons -- An age-old disease -- Black ICE. Bugs fly free : Panic at the airport -- The SARS scare -- Quarantine! -- Computers to the rescue
Extent
1 online resource (64 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036754307

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