Poliomyelitis: A World Geography: Emergence to Eradication (Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies Series) by M. R. Smallman-Raynor, A. D. Cliff

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Poliomyelitis: A World Geography: Emergence to Eradication (Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies Series)
Title:
Poliomyelitis: A World Geography: Emergence to Eradication (Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies Series)
Author:
M. R. Smallman-Raynor, A. D. Cliff
ISBN:
019924474X
ISBN13:
978-0199244744
Size PDF:
1688 kb
Size epub:
1746 kb
Publisher:
Oxford University Press; 1 edition (August 24, 2006)
Language:
English
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This book is a world geography of poliomyelitis from antiquity to the present day. In the twentieth century, poliomyelitis emerged to become a global crippler and killer. But with the development of preventive vaccines in the 1950s poliomyelitis looks set to be the first disease since smallpox in 1979 to be eliminated by direct human intervention.

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