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Main Title Infecting ourselves : how environmental and social disruptions trigger disease /
Author Platt, Anne,
Publisher Worldwatch Institute,
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 34685660
ISBN 9781878071316; 1878071319
Subjects Communicable diseases. ; Medical geography. ; World health. ; Environmentally induced diseases. ; Diseases--Causes and theories of causation. ; Communicable Diseases--epidemiology. ; Communicable Diseases--etiology. ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects. ; Environmental Pollutants--adverse effects. ; Global Health. ; Pays en développement. ; Pays développš. ; Pollution. ; Maladies infectieuses. ; Conditions sociales. ; Epidemieèen. ; Milieuaantasting. ; Bevolkingsdruk. ; Leefsituatie. ; Antibiotica. ; Gezondheidseffecten. ; Disease--Causes and theories of causation
Internet Access
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http://www.worldwatch.org/taxonomy/term/40
Holdings
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Status
EJBM  RB152.P53 1996 c.1-2 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/06/1996
EKBD  WWI/P-129 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 05/10/1996
Collation 79 pages : illustrations.
Notes
"April 1996." Includes bibliographical references (pages 64-79).
Contents Notes
The burden and challenge of infectious disease -- How social conditions speed up microbial traffic -- How environmental disturbances stimulate microbes -- Waterborne killers -- Wonder drugs no more -- Writing the prescription. Infectious diseases account for more deaths than heart disease & cancer combined. The incidence of these diseases is rising because of ecological changes. What are we doing to ourselves?