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Epidemics : opposing viewpoints, William Dudley, book editor

Label
Epidemics : opposing viewpoints
Title
Epidemics
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
William Dudley, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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?"
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Summary
Discusses the threat of infectious diseases, the AIDS epidemic, the benefits of government vaccination programs, and the prevention of food-borne illnesses
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255177
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA651
LC item number
.E616 1999
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Target audience
adolescent
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opposing viewpoints
Label
Epidemics : opposing viewpoints, William Dudley, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
223893
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
188 p.
Isbn
9781565109407
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98028458
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39275874
  • (OCoLC)39275874
Label
Epidemics : opposing viewpoints, William Dudley, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
223893
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
188 p.
Isbn
9781565109407
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98028458
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39275874
  • (OCoLC)39275874

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