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The story of infectious diseases or, stated another way, the interaction of man and his parasites throughout the ages never ceases to capture interest or to stimulate the imagination. Dr. Hare's account and analysis of some of the forces at work in shaping the course of infectious disease in human history is certainly no exception. This little book is written in clear and understandable non-technical language in a way that will interest both the medical and non-medical reader. He discusses the parasites and parasitism in the first chapter; man and his parasites in the second; parasites and pestilence in the
Pomp and Pestilence: Infectious Disease, Its Origins and Conquest.. Ann Intern Med. ;45:326. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-2-326_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(2):326.
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