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Spillover : animal infections and the next human pandemic / David Quammen.

Spillover : animal infections and the next human pandemic

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Main 614.43 Q256s (Text) 31307020453165 Non Fiction Checked out 08/05/2017

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  • ISBN: 9780393066807 (hc.)
  • ISBN: 0393066800 (hc.)
  • Physical Description: 587 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-558) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pale horse -- Thirteen gorillas -- Everything comes from somewhere -- Dinner at the rat farm -- The deer, the parrot, and the kid next door -- Going viral -- Celestial hosts -- The chimp and the river -- It depends.
Summary, etc.: Examines the emergence and causes of new diseases all over the world, describing a process called spillover where illness originates in wild animals before being passed to humans and discusses the potential for the next huge pandemic.
Subject: Animals as carriers of disease.
Epidemiology.
Virus diseases.
Viruses.
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