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Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 614.4 QUA 2013 (Text) 0002205667740 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliography (pages 531-558) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pale horse -- Thirteen gorillas -- Everything comes from somewhere -- Dinner at the rat farm -- The deer, the parrot, and the kid next door -- Going viral -- Celestial hosts -- The chimp and the river -- It depends.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the emergence and causes of new diseases all over the world, describing a process called "spillover" where illness originates in wild animals before being passed to humans and discusses the potential for the next huge pandemic. The author illuminates the dynamics of Ebola, SARS, bird flu, Lyme disease, and other emerging threats and tells the story of AIDS and its origins as it has never before been told.
Subject: Animals as carriers of disease.
Communicable diseases in animals.
Epidemics > Forecasting.
Communicable diseases > Forecasting.
World health > Forecasting.
Epidemics > Forecasting.
Communicable diseases in animals.
Animals as carriers of disease.

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