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The Killers Within

The Deadly Rise Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Trade Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780316735667

Price: $19.99 / $24.99 (CAD)

ON SALE: September 2nd 2003

Genre: Nonfiction / Medical / Epidemiology

PAGE COUNT: 336

Go behind the scenes and learn the shocking truth about how physicians are fighting against new and evolving bacteria in this “compelling — if terrifying — account of the rise of antibiotic resistance” (Wall Street Journal).

Right now, a battle is taking place on the frontiers of medicine between rapidly evolving bacteria that threaten our health and the doctors who are struggling to outwit them. These bacteria are everywhere: in and on our bodies, in homes, schools, hospitals, crowded airplanes, day-care centers. And, as The Killers Within makes frighteningly clear, so far the bacteria are winning.

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