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Animal viruses and humans : a narrow divide : how lethal zoonotic viruses spill over and threaten us

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616.959 ANDa
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Length:
xv, 217 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher:
Philadelphia, Penn.: Paul Dry Books Inc
Year:
2018
ISBN-ISSN:
9781589881228
Type:
Books
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1
Abstract:
This book traces the history of eight zoonotic viruses which have travelled from infected animals to humans:
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
  • Swine influenzaHantavirus
  • Monkeypox
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
  • Rabies
  • Ebola
  • Nipah and hendra viruses
The author looks at the future of such instances and discusses how the spread of these diseases can and must be prevented.
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