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The plague makers

how we are creating catastrophic new epidemics-- and what we must do to avert them

by Fisher, Jeffrey A.

  • 315 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antibiotics -- Side effects,
  • Drug resistance in microorganisms,
  • Nosocomial infections

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-240) and index.

    StatementJeffrey A. Fisher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM267 .F53 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1433933M
    ISBN 100671791567
    LC Control Number93045761

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Riveting, if not at times paradigm shifting, this book reveals a dark side to modern medicine that no one knows exists /5(). A clear warning that the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains means big trouble ahead, and a multifaceted plan of action for dealing with the problem.

Fisher, a medical writer whose last book (RX) contained mostly cheery predictions about medicine's future, takes a closer look at a dark cloud on the horizon: overuse and misuse of antibiotics and the subsequent increase Author: Jeffrey A.

Fisher. Plague Maker is thought provoking and beautifully written. Most lasting of all is the amazing story of forgiveness. East meets West in a creative new way. I was sorry to see the story end, but still I hastened toward it, inhaling the words as fast as I could turn the pages/5(81).

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When the Black Death enters England inno one knows what manner of sickness it is. Fear grips the people as they come to believe that the plague is a punishment for wickedness. But Lady Anne of Develish has her own : Holly Genovese.

This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. New York FBI counterterrorism agent Nathan Donovan receives a phone call from an eighty-year-old man named Li who has a story to tell a story too fantastic to believe but too terrible for Donovan to ignore.

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I fell in love with wise old Li, the real hero of the book. If you like suspense, this is a must read. Actually, all of Tim Downs books are must reads/5(41). The Plague (French: La Peste) is a novel by Albert Camus, published inthat tells the story from the point of view of an unknown narrator of a plague sweeping the French Algerian city of novel presents a snapshot of life in Oran as seen through the author's distinctive absurdist point of view.

Camus used as source material the cholera epidemic that killed a large proportion of Author: Albert Camus. On Ja special meeting was held with twenty-four leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health to discuss early findings that a newly discovered retrovirus was linked to.

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By the Frenchman who, with Sartre, shares a leading position in European literature, this is a work of considerable significance and stature, distinguished by its clarity, its composure, and above all, its scrupulous classicism.

The story focuses on the outbreak of plague in Oran in the yearas it reaches epidemic proportions. The author traces the crescendo of human emotions from panic.