ISBN-10:
0520071077
ISBN-13:
9780520071070
Pub. Date:
02/20/1992
Publisher:
University of California Press
Sentinel for Health: A History of the Centers for Disease Control

Sentinel for Health: A History of the Centers for Disease Control

by Elizabeth W. Etheridge

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ISBN-13: 9780520071070
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/20/1992
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 7.96(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth W. Etheridge is Professor of History at Longwood College.

Table of Contents

List of Chartsix
List of Abbreviationsxi
Prefacexv
1.War and the Mosquito1
2.The Lengthened Shadow of a Man (1)18
3.The Disease Detectives36
4.Building the Temple (1)49
5.Establishing Credibility67
6.Building the Temple (2)87
7.1600 Clifton Road104
8.A Call to Arms115
9.The Candidate for Surgeon General125
10.Immunization: The First Crusade140
11.The Lengthened Shadow of a Man (2)150
12.Immunization: The Second Crusade168
13.Over Oceans and into Space178
14.The Crusade against Smallpox188
15.Africa's New Challenges211
16.Acquisitions224
17.In Pursuit of the Promised Land235
18.1976247
19.Aftermath268
20.The Lengthened Shadow of a Man (3)276
21.Immunization: The Third Crusade288
22.Maintaining Credibility295
23.Toward the Twenty-first Century310
24.Discovery of the AIDS Epidemic321
Epilogue341
Notes345
A Bibliographical Note391
Index395

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