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Author Pendergrast, Mark.

Title Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service / Mark Pendergrast.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  614.4 PENDERGRAST    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  614.4 PENDERGRAST    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  614.4 PEN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  614.4 PE    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cold war, hot pathogens -- Throwing them overboard -- Killer vaccine, goat-hair anthrax, rabid bats, and staph attacks -- Pandemic flu, purple enteritis on mars, polio problems -- New discoveries and mysteries in the early sixties -- The diaspora -- Fighting pox, pandemics, and special pathogens -- Eradication escalation -- Not just infections any more -- Surveillance and containment -- Target zero -- The year of living dangerously -- Superwomen (and men) of the late seventies -- Budget wars and new plagues -- Entering the computer age -- Unexpected connections -- Emerging infections -- Rough sledding -- Approaching a new millennium -- Full circle -- Into the twenty-first century -- L'expérience fait la difference.
Subject Centers for Disease Control (U.S.). Epidemic Intelligence Service -- Popular works.
Epidemiology -- Popular works.
Epidemiologists -- United States -- Popular works.
Centers for Disease Control (U.S.). Epidemic Intelligence Service.
Communicable Disease Control -- history -- United States.
Epidemiology -- history -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
United States Government Agencies -- United States.
ISBN 9780151011209
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