ERIC Number: EJ268973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Microbial Scourges and Their Impact on Health.
Howell, Dennis G.; Soltys, Marian A.
Impact of Science on Society, v32 n2 p199-208 Apr-Jun 1982
A review of great epidemics (rat-borne, plague, smallpox, cholera, influenza, rabies, tuberculosis) reveals the devastation they have caused. Success in the battle against these is being won through hygiene, sanitation, vector control, and vaccines, especially since microbiology has provided a rational understanding of the diseases. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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