Discovering tuberculosis : a global history, 1900 to the present
—McMillen, Christian W., 1969- author.
Book
2015
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Subjects:
Tuberculosis -- History.
Tuberculosis -- Prevention.
Tuberculosis vaccines -- History.
ISBN:
9780300190298
Description:
xii, 338 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The rise of race
The fall of race
The challenge of tuberculosis
Preventing TB : American Indians and the BCG vaccine
BCG goes global
Questioning BCG : mass resistance in India
Faith, failure, and the BCG vaccine
Curing TB : antibiotics, drug resistance, and compliance in Kenya
The lost promise of antibiotics
The making of the TB/HIV pandemic
Prevention, cure, and the search for the cheapest solution
Prevention vs. cure : isoniazid prophylaxis therapy, dots, and the neglect of HIV/TB and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.
LCCN:
2014035013
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