Viruses

Viruses

Book - 1992
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Since the isolation of the first virus in 1892 scientists have made tremendous advances by asking one question at a time and building on the answers. Dr. Levine celebrates the successes that have come from viral studies - the development of a wide range of vaccines, the eradication of smallpox, and the insights into the origins of cancer. He also examines the challenges we still face, with a series of interconnected chapters on the specific viruses behind some of our most urgent public health problems, including the viruses that cause AIDS, influenza, herpes and hepatitis.
Publisher: New York : Scientific American Library : Distributed by W.H. Freeman and Co., c1992.
ISBN: 9780716750314
0716750317
Branch Call Number: 616.0194 LEV
Characteristics: x, 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

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