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Fevers, feuds, and diamonds : Ebola and the ravages of history / Paul Farmer.

Farmer, Paul, 1959- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lower Macungie Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)

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Lower Macungie Library 614.57 FAR (Text) 33400001508723 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374234324
  • ISBN: 0374234329
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 653 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [527]-619) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface : The caregivers' disease -- Part I : Ebola hits home. The twenty-fifth epidemic? -- Tough calls -- Ibrahim's second chance -- The two ordeals of  abom -- Interlude I : Down the rabbit hole -- Part III : Fevers, feuds, and diamonds. The Upper Guinea coast and the world the slaves made -- The great  cramble and the rise of the pasteurians -- A world at war : the making of a clinical desert -- Things fall apart : civil war and its aftermath -- Interlude  I : The crisis caravan -- Part III : Death and life after ebola. How ebola kills : an exercise in social medicine -- The silly things and the fever next  ime -- Epilogue : The color of COVID.
Summary, etc.:
"Public health expert Paul Farmer describes the historical origins of the 2014 Ebola epidemic"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ebola virus disease > History.
Epidemics.
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