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The Resource The chimp and the river : how AIDS emerged from an African forest, David Quammen

The chimp and the river : how AIDS emerged from an African forest, David Quammen

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The chimp and the river : how AIDS emerged from an African forest
Title
The chimp and the river
Title remainder
how AIDS emerged from an African forest
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David Quammen
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eng
Summary
"The real story of AIDS--how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human, and then infected more than 60 million people--is very different from what most of us think we know. Recent research has revealed dark surprises and yielded a radically new scenario of how AIDS began and spread. Excerpted and adapted from the book Spillover, with a new introduction by the author, Quammen's ... investigation tracks the virus from chimp populations in the jungles of southeastern Cameroon to laboratories across the globe, as he unravels the mysteries of when, where, and under what circumstances such a consequential 'spillover' can happen"--Page 4 of cover
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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The chimp and the river : how AIDS emerged from an African forest, David Quammen
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"Extracted from Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, updated and with additional material." -- supplied by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [151]-159) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm64786504
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9780393350845
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(paperback)
Lccn
2014042399
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The chimp and the river : how AIDS emerged from an African forest, David Quammen
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Extracted from Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, updated and with additional material." -- supplied by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [151]-159) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm64786504
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9780393350845
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014042399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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