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No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses / Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall.

Piot, Peter, 1949- (Author). Marshall, Ruth, 1961- (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780393063165 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 039306316X (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xi, 387 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
A blue flask of virus -- Adventure at last -- The mission in Yambuku -- Ebola -- A pseudo outbreak and a helicopter -- The big team -- From Ebola to sex and the transmission of infection -- America and back -- Nairobi -- A new epidemic -- Project SIDA -- Yambuku one more time -- The unfolding of an epidemic -- Changing of the guard -- An international bureaucrat -- Sharks in the water -- Getting the basics right -- The lesson of the chameleon/bringing together the brilliant coalition -- The tipping point -- The price of life -- A war chest for AIDS -- An unfinished agenda.
Subject: Piot, Peter, 1949-
Diagnostic microbiology
Communicable diseases > Treatment.
Communicable diseases > Africa.
Medical virology
Ebola virus disease > History.
Virology.
AIDS (Disease) > History.
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