Poliomyelitis: Emergence to Eradication
Oxford University Press, 2006 - 734 páginas
This book is a world geography of poliomyelitis from antiquity to the present day. In the twentieth century, poliomyelitis emerged to become a global crippler and killer. But with the development of preventive vaccines in the 1950s poliomyelitis looks set to be the first disease since smallpox in 1979 to be eliminated by direct human intervention.
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The Nature of Poliomyelitis
United States of America
The Preepidemic History of Poliomyelitis Antiquity
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