When Plague Strikes


Author: Giblin, James Cross/ Frampton, David
ISBN: 9780064461955 Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books

Compassionate and arresting, this exploration of three major diseases that have changed the course of historyÑthe bubonic plague, smallpox, and AIDSÑchronicles their fearsome death toll, their lasting social, economic, and political implications, and how medical knowledge and treatments have advanced as a result of the crises they have occasioned. "A book that would serve well for reports, but it is also a fascinating read."ÑSLJ.

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