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Title Resurgent diseases [electronic resource] / Karen Miller, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.191-195) and index.
Contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- ch. 1. What causes disease resurgence? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Socioeconomic factors cause disease resurgence / Paul Reiter, et al. -- 2. Politics cause disease resurgence / Chris Hondros -- 3. War causes disease resurgence / Julie Hyland -- 4. Climate change could cause disease resurgence / James L. Dickerson -- 5. The Internet could be used to spark a disease epidemic / United Press International -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 2. How should society respond to resurgent diseases? -- Chapter preface -- 1. The public should know about the potential risks of MRSA / Sabin Russell -- 2. The hysteria over MRSA is unfounded / Jim Burroway -- 3. Individual rights should not be disregarded in the interests of public health / Robert Daniels, et al., interviewed by Amy Goodman -- 4. Individual rights must sometimes bow to public health interests / David P. Fidler, Lawrence O. Gostin, and Howard Markel -- 5. International cooperation is needed to combat resurgent diseases / Jack C. Chow -- 6. Private philanthropies can help combat resurgent diseases / Tom Paulson -- Periodical bibliography --
ch. 3. How can resurgent diseases be controlled? -- Chapter preface -- 1. DDT is the best way to control malaria / Paul K. Driessen -- 2. Preventive drugs and bed nets are the best way to control malaria / Theo Smart and Virginia Differding -- 3. Vaccinating only part of a population could control cholera / Lorenz von Seidlein -- 4. India need only apply available technologies to control cholera / G. Balakrish Nair -- 5. Most immigrants find screening an acceptable way of controlling TB's resurgence / Penny Brewin, et al. -- 6. Compulsory screening of immigrants may hinder tuberculosis control / Richard Coker -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 4. How can disease resurgence be reduced? -- Chapter preface -- 1. A pertussis booster vaccine for teens and adults is needed to prevent future outbreaks / Sean Schafer, et al. -- 2. Preventing pertussis outbreaks requires improved public health management / J. Gary Wheeler, et al. -- 3. The smallpox virus should be completely destroyed / Edward Hammond -- 4. Better drug management will thwart bacterial resistance / Judy Monroe -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
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Summary Articles, speeches, excerpts and other material which present a variety of opinions on the subject of infectious diseases.
Subject Emerging infectious diseases.
Emerging infectious diseases.
Added Author Miller, Karen, 1973-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737742299 (pbk.)
0737742291 (pbk.)
9780737742282 (hardcover)
0737742283 (hardcover)
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