When germs travel : six major epidemics that have invaded America and the fears they have unleashed /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Markel, Howard
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Vintage Books, [2004]
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Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Facing tuberculosis
  • Bubonic Plague visits San Francisco's Chinatown
  • The rabbi with trachoma: the view from Ellis Island
  • Lice, typhus, and riots on the Texas-Mexico border
  • No one's idea of a tropical paradise: Haitian immigrants and AIDS
  • Sounding the cholera alarm in Detroit
  • Afterword.