TITLE

The troubling ghosts of scourges past

AUTHOR(S)
Schmidt, Karen F.
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/26/92, Vol. 113 Issue 16, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that deadly infectious diseases are coming back, and the germs are more clever than ever. Difficulty in treating a range of infections from pneumonia to gonorrhea; A National Academy of Sciences report last week blamed decades of medical complacency; The false confidence of the medical community had its origin in the 1930s and '40s; The latest health concern is staphylococcus; Changes in human society are encouraging the spread of disease; More.
ACCESSION #
9210262062

 

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