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The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years

Sonia Shah
Format
Book
Published
New York : Picador, 2011.
Edition
1st Picador ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780312573010 (pbk.), 0312573014 (pbk.)
Summary
Traces the centuries-long battle to treat and prevent malaria in numerous regions of the world while revealing how hundreds of millions of people are infected annually in spite of available preventions.
Contents
  • Malaria at our doorstep
  • Birth of a killer
  • Swept in malaria's current
  • Malarial ecologies
  • Pharmacological failure
  • The karma of malaria
  • Scientific solutions
  • The disappeared : how malaria vanished from the West
  • The spray-gun war
  • The secret in the mosquito.
Description
309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • "A Sarah Crichton book."
  • Previously published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2010.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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