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The Fever

Author: Shah, Sonia

Publisher: Picador

List Price:$16.00
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The Fever : In recent years, malaria has emerged as a cause célèbre for voguish philanthropists. Bill Gates, Bono, and Laura Bush are only a few of the personalities who have opened their pocketbooks in hopes of eradicating the scourge. How does a parasitic disease that we’ve known how to prevent for more than a century still infect three hundred million people every year, killing nearly one million of them? In The Fever, the journalist Sonia Shah sets out to answer this question, delivering a timely, inquisitive chronicle of the illness and its influence on human lives. The Fever captures the curiously fascinating, devastating history of this long-standing thorn in the side of humanity.

Category   Subject
Medical   Diseases
Science   General

ISBN 13:9780312573010
ISBN 10:0312573014
Size:8.29" l x 5.67" w x 0.88" h
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