Virus X

Tracking the New Killer Plagues
By Frank Ryan M.D. (Trade Paperback, 1998)
AIDS, Ebola, "mad cow disease," "flesh-eating" viruses...Today's newspapers are full of articles about new plagues & viruses. Where do these new viruses come from? Why do new plagues arise? Could there be - will there be - a lethal & incurable Virus X that spreads as easily as the common cold? The author, a renowned authority on diseases, presents a radical theory about the origin of deadly microbes in a book that takes us into the "hot zones" of today's most dangerous viral outbreaks, then into the research labs & hospitals where doctors & scientists are risking their lives trying to control them.
  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $19.99 US/$27.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316763066

    • On Sale Date: 09/23/1998

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback

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AIDS, Ebola, "mad cow disease," "flesh-eating" viruses...Today's newspapers are full of articles about new plagues & viruses. Where do these new viruses come from? Why do new plagues arise? Could there be - will there be - a lethal & incurable Virus X that spreads as easily as the common cold? The author, a renowned authority on diseases, presents a radical theory about the origin of deadly microbes in a book that takes us into the "hot zones" of today's most dangerous viral outbreaks, then into the research labs & hospitals where doctors & scientists are risking their lives trying to control them.

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Virus X
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $19.99 US/$27.99 CAN
  • Pages: 448
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316763066
  • On Sale Date: 09/23/1998
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