Microbe: Are We Ready for the Next Plague?

By Alan P. Zelicoff; Michael Bellomo | Go to book overview
CONTENTS
FOREWORD by David R. Franz, Chief Biological Scientist, Midwest Research Institute and Former Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious DiseasesVii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTSxi
CHAPTER 1The Birds That Fell from the Sky—West Nile Virus1
CHAPTER 2Corona of Death—SARS21
CHAPTER 3Arroyo Muerte—Sin Nombre Hantavirus37
CHAPTER 4Outbreaks, Reservoirs, and Dead End Hosts57
CHAPTER 5Shards of Glass in the Brain—Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow)69
CHAPTER 6Out of the Shadows—Legionella Pneumophila (Legionnaire's Disease)83
CHAPTER 7An Ill Wind—Smallpox96
CHAPTER 8Natural Born Killers—Why Some Germs Stay Bad115
CHAPTER 9Something in the Water—Cholera, Cryptosporidiosis124
CHAPTER 10When Hours Count—but Days Don't Matter—Anthrax137
CHAPTER 11Healer, Heal Thyself: Curing What Ails the Public Health System161
CHAPTER 12Project BIOWATCH—Plague Vials Vanish in Texas172
CHAPTER 13A New Weapon in the Fight189
CHAPTER 14DNA-Based Vaccines204
CHAPTER 15Three Ounces of Prevention—Scenarios Involving Avian Bird Flu, Bioterrorism Using Smallpox218
CHAPTER 16Into a Crystal Ball, Darkly—A Look at the Future237
APPENDIXLetter by E-mail to Lev Sandakchiev247
Glossary250
Index263

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