Fighting Infection: Conquests of the Twentieth Century

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Harvard University Press, Jan 1, 1977 - Medical - 339 pages
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One of the great success stories of the twentieth century unfolds in this readable history of the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. The author, a physician who participated in many of the events he describes, offers fascinating new insights into medical discoveries that have led to the seemingly miraculous relief experienced by patients suffering from infection.

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The Field of Battle
Control by Public Health Measures
Prevention by Immunization

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