TITLE

Know your enemy

AUTHOR(S)
Strait, G. Carroll
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
World & I;Oct98, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p161
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the outbreaks of new and reemerging infectious diseases since 1991. Microorganisms that caused each disease; Number of emerging diseases according to a study published in 1992.
ACCESSION #
1123199

 

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