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The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

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After four decades of assuming that the conquest of infectious diseases was imminent, people on all continents now find themselves besieged. The water we drink is improperly purified, the air we breathe potentially deadly, and the food we eat possibly poisonous. What went wrong? This book follows the doctors and scientists in their 50 year battle with the microbes, ranging from the savannas of Bolivia to the rain forests of Zaire. Jet travel, the sexual revolution and over-population - all favour the survival of new and old ...

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The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
2020, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250796127

Trade paperback

The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
1995, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140250916

Trade paperback

The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
1995, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781853817649

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The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
1994, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374126469

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