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SARS: A Case Study in Emerging Infections

By: Angela Mclean, Robert May, John Pattison and Robin Weiss

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Mar 2005 | #151033 | ISBN: 0198568193
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About this book

Provides an up-to-date and accessible overview of the tasks that must be addressed by a community that wishes to confront emerging infections. Each chapter is written by a world expert and offers an authoritative and timely overview of its subject. While focusing on SARS, the book addresses a whole range of pertinent considerations and issues, from the use of new mathematical models to account for the spread of infection across global airline networks, to a discussion of the ethics of quarantining individuals in order to protect communities.


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