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Epidemics, William Dudley, book editor

Label
Epidemics
Title
Epidemics
Statement of responsibility
William Dudley, book editor
Title variation
  • Epidemics
  • Opposing viewpoints
Title variation remainder
  • opposing viewpoints
  • epidemics
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of articles presents varying viewpoints on the following questions: Do infectious diseases pose a significant threat to humanity? What can be done to curtail the AIDS epidemic? Are government vaccination programs beneficial? How can food-borne illnesses be prevented?"
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA651
LC item number
.E661 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Label
Epidemics, William Dudley, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Infectious diseases pose a significant threat to humanity / Laurie Garrett -- The threat of infectious diseases has been overstated / Malcolm Gladwell -- Emerging viruses may threaten humanity with extinction / Frank Ryan -- Emerging viruses do not threaten humanity with extinction / Ed Regis -- Traditional public health measures are needed to control the AIDS epidemic / Tom Coburn -- The AIDS epidemic requires unique public health measures / Mark S. Senak -- Needle exchange programs should be encouraged / Robert E. Stein -- Needle exchange programs should not be encouraged / W. Bradford Wilcox -- An AIDS vaccine is not necessary to end the epidemic / Charles Krauthammer -- An AIDS vaccine is imperative to end the epidemic / H.R. Shepherd -- U.S. government vaccination programs have been beneficial / Children's Defense Fund -- Government vaccination programs hamper the development of new vaccines / Russell Redenbaugh -- Vaccines are unsafe and ineffective / Alan Phillips -- Vaccines are safe and effective / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- Mandatory vaccination programs violate parents' informed consent rights / Barbara Loe Fisher -- Opposition to vaccination programs is misguided / Arthur Allen -- Consumers should practice safe food-handling habits to prevent illnesses / American Council on Science and Health -- Consumers should demand changes in the food industry to prevent food-borne illnesses / Nicols Fox -- Increased government regulation is necessary to prevent food-borne illnesses / Caroline Smith DeWaal -- Increased government regulation is not necessary to prevent food-borne illnesses / John R. Cady -- Irradiation can prevent food-borne diseases / Richard Rhodes -- Irradiation is not the solution to the problem of food-borne diseases / Part I: Michael Colby, interviewed by Ros Davidson, Part II: Michael F. Jacobson
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781565109414
Lccn
98028458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm39275874
Label
Epidemics, William Dudley, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Infectious diseases pose a significant threat to humanity / Laurie Garrett -- The threat of infectious diseases has been overstated / Malcolm Gladwell -- Emerging viruses may threaten humanity with extinction / Frank Ryan -- Emerging viruses do not threaten humanity with extinction / Ed Regis -- Traditional public health measures are needed to control the AIDS epidemic / Tom Coburn -- The AIDS epidemic requires unique public health measures / Mark S. Senak -- Needle exchange programs should be encouraged / Robert E. Stein -- Needle exchange programs should not be encouraged / W. Bradford Wilcox -- An AIDS vaccine is not necessary to end the epidemic / Charles Krauthammer -- An AIDS vaccine is imperative to end the epidemic / H.R. Shepherd -- U.S. government vaccination programs have been beneficial / Children's Defense Fund -- Government vaccination programs hamper the development of new vaccines / Russell Redenbaugh -- Vaccines are unsafe and ineffective / Alan Phillips -- Vaccines are safe and effective / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- Mandatory vaccination programs violate parents' informed consent rights / Barbara Loe Fisher -- Opposition to vaccination programs is misguided / Arthur Allen -- Consumers should practice safe food-handling habits to prevent illnesses / American Council on Science and Health -- Consumers should demand changes in the food industry to prevent food-borne illnesses / Nicols Fox -- Increased government regulation is necessary to prevent food-borne illnesses / Caroline Smith DeWaal -- Increased government regulation is not necessary to prevent food-borne illnesses / John R. Cady -- Irradiation can prevent food-borne diseases / Richard Rhodes -- Irradiation is not the solution to the problem of food-borne diseases / Part I: Michael Colby, interviewed by Ros Davidson, Part II: Michael F. Jacobson
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781565109414
Lccn
98028458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm39275874

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