Ebola / Marburg

T.D. Laing tdlaing at nospam.dres.dnd.ca
Wed Jul 22 10:18:54 EST 1998

In article <35b4ae4e.16495318 at news.gatech.edu>, nobody at nowhere.com (john
doe) wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Jul 1998 15:31:01 +0100, David Baxter
> <david.3.baxter at bt.com> wrote:
> >Can anyone reccomend some good reads or websites relating to these
> >virus's.  I'm looking for stuff that goes a little in depth but not over
> >my head (I'm no biology expert).  I'm interested in material that mostly
> >looks at the historical and scientifical side of Ebola and Marburg type
> >bugs.
> I cannot remember the author off of the top of my head, but a must
> read is "The Coming Plague". Don't let the book's thickness put you
> off: it is a real page turner that covers everything from ebola to
> toxic shock syndrome. Believe it or not, it is a book you cannot put
> down, focusing on the field workers and discoveries in a way that a
> non-scientist/biologist can understand.

"The Coming Plague" is by Laurie Garrett.  It is excellent.  It has lots
of references as well.


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