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Emerging infections in Asia.


Emerging infections in Asia.

Ed. by Yichen Lu et al.



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Virologists, immunologists, microbiologists--but remarkably no epidemiologists--describe new diseases that have come out of Asia or been especially prevalent there over the past few years, particularly avian flu, SARS, and HIV/AIDS. In the course, they also question whether Asia is just Western media's traditional whipping boy, or really does produce more infectious diseases than elsewhere, and if so, why.

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Date:Jun 1, 2008
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