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Ebola and Marburg Viruses, Second Edition Ebola and Marburg Viruses, Second Edition

Ebola and Marburg Viruses, Second Edition

Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers—illnesses marked by severe bleeding, organ failure, and, in many cases, death. These viruses are native to Africa, where … (See Below for Full Description)
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Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers—illnesses marked by severe bleeding, organ failure, and, in many cases, death. These viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola and Marburg Virus, Second Edition takes a look at the nature and origins of these viruses, transmission, treatment, and current vaccine research.

Chapters include:

  • A Modern Plague
  • The Emergence of Marburg Virus
  • Ebola in Africa and Beyond
  • Characteristics of Filoviruses
  • Ecology of the Viruses
  • Detection and Treatment
  • Developing a Vaccine
  • Other Hemorrhagic Fevers.

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ISBN-13 978-1-60413-252-6
ISBN-10 1604132523
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3577-9
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Deadly Diseases and Epidemics
Author Tara C. Smith, Ph.D.; Foreword by David Heymann, World Health Organization
Publication Date 11/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. References. Endnotes. Glossary. Diagrams. Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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