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The Secret Life of Germs: What They Are, Why We Need Them, and How We Can Protect Ourselves Against Them

By: Philip M Tierno

301 pages, no illustrations

Simon & Schuster

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #146328 | ISBN: 0743421884
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About this book

Provides an inside view of this fascinating and elegantly ordered microscopic world - from the common cold, E. coli, and Lyme disease to encephalitis, mad cow disease, and anthrax. It takes readers on a historical survey of the culprits of disease and explores the effect that they - and the scientists who study them - have had on our world.


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