What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease
by Madeline Drexler
Publisher: National Academies Press 2010
Number of pages: 45
The book provides an overview of infectious disease, drawing on reports of the Institute of Medicine. Written for a general audience, it describes the biology, history, and future trends of some of the world's most widespread and harmful infections and explains what we need to do to address this global challenge.
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