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Resurgent Infectious Diseases
Once considered effectively eradicated, diseases such as tuberculosis are reemerging. Why is this happening? Does science have new answers to offer?
Introduction The twentieth century has witnessed spectacular progress in our efforts to roll back various infectious diseases, including smallpox and ...
Know Your Enemy The world of infectious diseases and the agents that cause
them is not so foreign if we take a little time to explore
Diseased Societies Although industrialized nations have seen great advances in
controlling infectious diseases in the twentieth century,
these historic great killers of humanity remain entrenched in
the developing world and are resurging in the developed
Fighting the Implacable Foe Even as new infectious diseases appear unexpectedly and old
ones proliferate with a vengeance, the battle against them
requires global strategies that involve the general public as
well as the scientific and medical professions. ...