Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 March 2005

144 Pages | 5 maps, 4 halftones and numerous line drawings


ISBN: 9780198568193

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A case study in emerging infections

Angela McLean, Robert May, John Pattison, and Robin Weiss

  • Provides a modern overview of the science of emerging infectious diseases
  • Written by leading experts in the field
  • Tells the story of the emergence and global spread of SARS
  • Considers SARS in the context of the generic issues relating to the control of emerging infections
  • Introductory and concluding chapters draw out common themes and lessons learned

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