Global epidemics, close to home

Brink, Susan; Coleman, Dana
October 1996
U.S. News & World Report;10/28/96, Vol. 121 Issue 17, p41
Discusses the global resurgence of epidemic diseases in 1996. The factors that have contributed to the increase; The prevalence in developing nations; The rise in cases of diphtheria in Europe; The epidemic of tuberculosis and measles; The results of vaccination efforts; The efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO). INSET: Preventable plagues (measles, polio, diphteheria).


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