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An introduction to infectious diseases
DVD
2015
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This course will take you on a voyage through the fascinating world of infectious diseases. You will travel through the centuries and right up to current outbreaks of new, emerging and often deadly diseases. You will tra...

The end of plagues : the global battle against infectious disease —Rhodes, John, 1947-
Book
2013
4 available of 4 items

"At the turn of the twentieth century, smallpox claimed the lives of two million people per year. By 1979, the disease had been eradicated and victory was declared across the globe. Yet the story of smallpox remains the ...

Invisible enemies : stories of infectious disease —Farrell, Jeanette.
Book
1998
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The story of man's fight against seven major dangerous diseases.

The pandemic century : one hundred years of panic, hysteria, and hubris —Honigsbaum, Mark, author.
Book
2020
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"How can we understand the COVID-19 pandemic? Ever since the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, scientists have dreamed of preventing such catastrophic outbreaks of infectious disease. Yet despite a century of medical prog...

Outbreak : plagues that changed history —Barnard, Bryn.
Book
2005
10 available of 10 items

The story of epidemics that have transformed human society, focusing on six of the most extraordinary: bubonic plague, smallpox, tuberculosis, cholera, yellow fever, and influenza.

Outbreak : plagues that changed history —Barnard, Bryn, author, illustrator.
Book
2015
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Did the Black Death destroy medieval Europe? Did cholera pave the way for modern Manhattan? Did yellow fever help end the slave trade? Remarkably, the answer to all of these questions is yes. Time and again, diseases hav...

More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the First World War —Davis, Kenneth C., author.
Book
2018
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"A nonfiction account of one of the most deadly outbreaks of disease in human history--the Spanish Flu"-- Provided by publisher.

Pale rider : the Spanish Flu of 1918 and how it changed the world —Spinney, Laura, author.
Book
2018
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"The Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was one of the greatest human disasters of all time. It infected a third of the people on Earth--from the poorest immigrants of New York City to the king of Spain, Franz Kafka, Mahatma Gandh...

Deadly outbreaks : how medical detectives save lives threatened by killer pandemics, exotic viruses, and drug-resistant parasites —Levitt, Alexandra M.
Book
2013
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Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists and doctors. Vaccines and antibiotics, the mainstays of modern medicine, have not been able to conquer infectious m...

The plague cycle : the unending war between humanity and infectious disease —Kenny, Charles, author.
Book
2021
4 available of 10 items

For four thousand years, the size and vitality of cities, economies, and empires were heavily determined by infection. Striking humanity in waves, the cycle of plagues set the tempo of civilizational growth and decline, ...

Get well soon : history's worst plagues and the heroes who fought them —Wright, Jennifer, 1986- author.
Book
2017
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"A humorous book about history's worst plagues from the Antonine Plague, to leprosy, to polio and the heroes who fought them In 1518, in a small town in France, Frau Troffea began dancing and didn't stop. She danced hers...

Patient zero : solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics —Peters, Marilee, 1968-
Book
2014
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Follows the work of the men and women who solved the mystery of seven killer epidemics, including yellow fever, typhoid, and ebola.

Disease in history —Leone, Bruno, 1939-
Book
2016
2 available of 2 items

Get well soon history's worst plagues and the heroes who fought them —Wright, Jennifer, 1986- author.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2017

In 1518, in a small town in France, Frau Troffea began dancing and didn't stop. She danced herself to her death six days later, and soon thirty-four more villagers joined her. Then more. In a month, more than four hundre...

The plague cycle the unending war between humanity and infectious disease —Kenny, Charles, author.
Book On CD
2021
1 available of 3 items

For four thousand years, the size and vitality of cities, economies, and empires were heavily determined by infection. Striking humanity in waves, the cycle of plagues set the tempo of civilizational growth and decline, ...

Patient zero : solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics —Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.
Book
2021
4 available of 8 items

PREVIOUS EDITION, ISBN 9781554516704. 'Patient Zero' include engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases - now revised to include updated informati...

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