Level IV: Virus Hunters of the CDC

Level IV: Virus Hunters of the CDC

by Joseph B. McCormick, Susan Fisher-Hoch, Leslie Alan Horvitz
     
 

"Level 4 is the highest degree of laboratory containment for isolation and experimentation on microbiological organisms. Level-4 organisms produce lethal illnesses in humans and, for the most part, have no treatment and no prevention. Among the most infamous are Ebola and Lass."
—from Level 4 Virus Hunters of the CDC

In their book, Level 4

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"Level 4 is the highest degree of laboratory containment for isolation and experimentation on microbiological organisms. Level-4 organisms produce lethal illnesses in humans and, for the most part, have no treatment and no prevention. Among the most infamous are Ebola and Lass."
—from Level 4 Virus Hunters of the CDC

In their book, Level 4 Virus Hunters of the CDC, husband-wife team Dr. Joseph B. McCormick and Dr. Susan Fisher-Hoch invite you to join them in their search for those who may be infected by these lethal viruses. You will travel through equatorial Africa, the ghettos and rainforests of Brazil, and through settlements in northern Pakistan-all in the search of these killer viruses. Both Dr. McCormick and Dr. Fisher-Hoch will offer their scientific knowledge about how and why these viruses are so lethal to humans and what can be done to prevent any kind of devastating epidemic from ever breaking out. Though unsettling, Level 4 Virus Hunters of the CDC is truly a read that will keep you aware of the power of Mother Nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760712085
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
06/11/1999
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.24(d)

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