The Forgotten Plague: How the Battle Against Tuberculosis Was Won - And Lost

Paperback | September 14, 1994

byFrank Ryan

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Ryan, a physician, offers a history of the cure for tuberculosis, including accounts of the people and scientists involved. The final chapter spells out a renewed threat in the congruence of AIDS and tuberculosis.

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Ryan, a physician, offers a history of the cure for tuberculosis, including accounts of the people and scientists involved. The final chapter spells out a renewed threat in the congruence of AIDS and tuberculosis.

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Tuberculosis - the greatest killer of all time - has claimed more than a billion lives worldwide. Dr. Frank Ryan tells the remarkable story of the handful of dedicated doctors, chemists and bacteriologists who searched for and found a cure for this ferocious disease - an extraordinary detective feat that owed as much to luck and intuit...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 8.12 × 5.5 × 1.25 inPublished:September 14, 1994Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316763810

ISBN - 13:9780316763813

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