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The control of infectious diseases by vaccines, modification of the environment, better sanitation, or chemotherapy represents the most dramatic achievement in medicine to date. One major scourge, smallpox, has been eradicated, and a great deal of morbidity and mortality averted, all at a relatively small cost. Drs. Evan and Feldman state that their aim is to emphasize the epidemiologic aspects and control of bacterial diseases. They have brought together an impressive group of contributors, all of whom are recognized authorities in their fields.
Each bacterial disease is presented in the same format, which facilitates the use of the book as
Bacterial Infections of Humans: Epidemiology and Control.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:1047. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-6-1047_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(6):1047.
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