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Three profiles of epidemics--the bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDS--each one a cohesive cross section of history, medicine, and biology.| Read Full Review of When Plague Strikes: The Blac...
His lessons that ignorance and fear lead to cruelty establish the tone for the AIDS section, where he skillfully outlines the reactions of politicians, health officials and gay activists to the gradual discovery of the AIDS virus.| Read Full Review of When Plague Strikes: The Blac...
""The devastating spread of three epidemic diseases, and the many responses they have evoked, are insightfully covered in this illuminating book,"" said PW in a starred review.| Read Full Review of When Plague Strikes: The Blac...
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