Virus X

Virus X

Tracking the New Killer Plagues

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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Genre: Nonfiction / Science

On Sale: September 23rd 1998

Price: $24.99

Page Count: 448

ISBN-13: 9780316763066

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