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Title Emerging viruses in human populations / editor, Edward Tabor
Edition 1st ed
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2007


Description 1 online resource (vi, 368 pages) : color illustrations, maps (some color)
Series Perspectives in medical virology, 0168-7069 ; v. 16
Perspectives in medical virology ; v. 16. 0168-7069
Contents Cover; Emerging Viruses in Human Populations; Copyright page; Contents; Chapter 1. Introduction: The Emergence of Pathogenic Viruses; Chapter 2. History of Emerging Viruses in the Late 20th Century and the Paradigm Observed in an Emerging Prion Disease; Chapter 3. Zoonoses in the Emergence of Human Viral Diseases; Chapter 4. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV); Chapter 5. The Pandemic Threat of Avian Influenza Viruses; Chapter 6. The Emerging West Nile Virus: From the Old World to the New; Chapter 7. Monkeypox Virus Infections
Summary Infectious diseases are an ever present threat to humans. In recent years, the threat of these emerging viruses has been greater than ever before in human history, due in large part to global travel by larger numbers of people, and to a lesser extent to disruptions in the interface between developed and undeveloped areas. The emergence of new deadly viruses in human populations during recent decades has confirmed this risk. They remain the third leading cause of deaths in the US and the second world-wide. Emerging Viruses in Human Populations provides a comprehensive review of viruses that are
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Virus diseases -- Epidemiology
Emerging infectious diseases.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Emerging infectious diseases
Virus diseases -- Epidemiology
Maladies à virus -- Épidémiologie.
Genre/Form dissertations.
Academic theses
Academic theses.
Thèses et écrits académiques.
Form Electronic book
Author Tabor, Edward.
LC no. 2010287988
ISBN 9780080467900