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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
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
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?
Place Published Washington, D.C. :
PUB Date Free Form c1996.
Series Title Traced Worldwatch paper ;
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 96060361
OCLC Time Stamp 19970103172921
Language ENG
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01286nam 2200313 a 45020