Global Pandemic Threats: A Reference Handbook: A Reference Handbook by Michael C. LeMay

Global Pandemic Threats: A Reference Handbook: A Reference Handbook

byMichael C. LeMay

Kobo ebook | August 29, 2016

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This book offers an accessible reference on epidemic and pandemic diseases that provides background information and history, explains why pandemics are a newly emerging threat, identifies the difficulties in coping with them, and provides hope in the form of modern medicine.

• Provides readers an understanding and appreciation of the extent of the devastation of pandemic diseases of the past centuries

• Shows how the pioneers of modern medicine conquered contagious diseases of the past that had been scourges in human history

• Documents and explains the development of newly emerging viral diseases that have the potential of becoming pandemic outbreaks that kill millions

• Employs primary documents ranging from data from reports from the CDC and WHO to firsthand accounts of past pandemics and their deadly impact

Title:Global Pandemic Threats: A Reference Handbook: A Reference HandbookFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 29, 2016Publisher:ABC-ClioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1440842833

ISBN - 13:9781440842832

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