Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The new killer diseases : how the alarming evolution of mutant germs threatens us all / Elinor Levy and Mark Fischetti.

Levy, Elinor. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0609609947 (hardcover) :
  • Description: vi, 311 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2003.

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) QR177 .L475 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction QR 177 L475 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Middlesex - Lowell Campus Lower Level QR177 .L475 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
North Shore - Danvers Campus Stacks QR 177 .L475 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Revere Adult Nonfiction 616/L (Text to phone) Available -
Revere Adult Nonfiction 616/L (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-302) and index.
Contents Note: Introduction: SARS, the newest killer -- The case of Jeannie Brown -- The bioterrorism challenge: meeting the threat -- Our ailing pathogen alert system: germs from abroad -- Mad cow and chronic wasting disease: the strange horrors of prions -- E. coli gone bad: runaway bacterial evolution -- Bacterial resistance: the dangers of antibiotics and hospitals -- The next flu pandemic: rapidly mutating viruses -- TB again: the fight-then-forget cycle -- Ticking time bombs: chronic diseases combing forces -- What we must do.
Fischetti, Mark. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: How the alarming evolution of mutant germs threatens us all

Additional Resources