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Timebomb:The Global Epidemic of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Timebomb:The Global Epidemic of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Lee B. Reichman, Janice Hopkins Tanne 0071359249 9780071359245 This is an excellent book. It should be read by all who are interested in any aspect of Tuberculosis, including the growi
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Timebomb:The Global Epidemic of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis by Lee B. Reichman, Janice Hopkins Tanne

This is an excellent book. It should be read by all who are interested in any aspect of Tuberculosis, including the growing problem of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. Journal of American Medical Association <P>The book serves an important function, relaying statistics and TB hot spots, proposing funding and international standardized treatments. Government officials, researchers and nonprofit health organizations will likely cast this as the authoritative book on the subject. Publishers Weekly<P>Like other recent works on the threat of infectious diseases such as Laurie Garretts The Coming Plague, Timebomb has the power of fiction and it is sometimes easy to forget that it is not. Unlike the Garrett book, which is more a collection of short dramatic stories collectively telling a big picture about our coexistence and evolution with microbes, Reichman selects one story and presents it in novel form with better material that most science fiction. The book is organized in a clear and riveting manner.<P>Within the narrative style, the book is rich with up-to-the-minute details and references that add to its depth. An incredible account of politics and disease dynamics occurring at all levels, Timebomb helps us realize that controlling or eradicating TB is not just about science and facts; likely if it were, TB would have long been relegated to the history books.-- Nature Medicine Magazine <P>Tuberculosis, supposedly defeated by antibiotics half a ce

Author: Lee B. Reichman, Janice Hopkins Tanne

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 320

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 2001-09-26

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