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The Resource The new plagues : pandemics and poverty in a globalized world, Stefan H.E. Kaufmann ; with the assistance of Susan Schädlich ; translated by Michael Capone ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor

The new plagues : pandemics and poverty in a globalized world, Stefan H.E. Kaufmann ; with the assistance of Susan Schädlich ; translated by Michael Capone ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor

Label
The new plagues : pandemics and poverty in a globalized world
Title
The new plagues
Title remainder
pandemics and poverty in a globalized world
Statement of responsibility
Stefan H.E. Kaufmann ; with the assistance of Susan Schädlich ; translated by Michael Capone ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A the world becomes more global, containment of pandemic disease becomes harder to control
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Kaufmann, S. H. E.
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schädlich, Susan
Series statement
Sustainability project
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epidemics
  • Communicable diseases
  • Epidemics
  • Poor
Label
The new plagues : pandemics and poverty in a globalized world, Stefan H.E. Kaufmann ; with the assistance of Susan Schädlich ; translated by Michael Capone ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-311)
Contents
  • THE NEW PLAGUES: Pandemics and Poverty in a Globalized World; Contents; Editor's Foreword; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 The Invaders; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Bacteria; 2.3 Viruses; 2.4 Protozoa; 2.5 Fungi and worms; 2.6 Prions; 3 The Defenders; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Making it difficult to penetrate the lines; 3.3 Behind the barriers; 3.4 Help for the defense: vaccines; 3.5 Misdirected immunity: allergy and autoimmune diseases; 4 Coexistence of Mankind and Microbe; 4.1 Mankind; 4.2 Microbes: ancient jacks of all trades; 4.3 Cooperation, coexistence, conflict
  • 4.4 Pandemic, epidemic, or what, precisely? The technical jargon used by epidemiologists4.5 Undesirable alliances: how pathogens play a role in cancer and other diseases; 5 More Than a Body Count: The Major Infectious Diseases; 5.1 From colds to pneumonia: respiratory infections are number one; 5.2 Diarrheal diseases and food poisoning; 5.3 Children's diseases: far more than just a difficult start; 5.4 HIV/AIDS; 5.5 Tuberculosis: the white plague; 5.6 AIDS and tuberculosis: two diseases, one patient; 5.7 Malaria; 5.8 Influenza in humans and birds
  • 5.9 SARS: half way around the world in twelve hours5.10 Life in the shadowlands: the neglected tropical diseases; 6 Antimicrobials; 6.1 Antibiotics; 6.2 When hospitals cause sickness: nosocomial infections and antibiotic resistance; 6.3 Five kilograms of penicillin, please: antibiotics in animal breeding; 7 Self-defense: Immunization; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Vaccines for the masses; 7.3 Immunization risks: myths and truths; 7.4 Me and the rest of the world; 8 Poverty and Infectious Diseases from a Global Point of View; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Money, health, education
  • 8.3 The Who's Who of organizations8.4 Economic strategists; 8.5 TRIPS: patent rights versus treatment rights; 8.6 Flagships of healthcare improvement; 8.7 Ambitious goals; 8.8 Theoretically no problem; 8.9 Update I: déjà vu?; 8.10 Update II: mid-point review; 8.11 Policymakers; 8.12 Finger in the wound; 8.13 The specialists; 8.14 Public-private partnerships (PPPs); 8.15 Foundations; 9 Swimming Against the Tide; 9.1 The quest for blockbusters; 9.2 Economic viability; 9.3 No one needs flops; 9.4 Talking doesn't help; 9.5 New incentives; 9.6 Pooling expertise; 9.7 A global fund as a clarion call
  • 9.8 Push or pull to success9.9 Research incubators; 9.10 In the trenches; 10 Hot Spots for Old and New Epidemics; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Hot spot number 1: poor and sick, sick and poor; 10.3 Hot spot number 2: catastrophes, conflicts and the threat of epidemics; 10.4 Hot spot number 3: from the world's laboratories; 10.5 Hot spot number 4: breeding grounds for vectors; 10.6 Hot spot number 5: face to face with the wilderness; 10.7 Hot spot number 6: mankind and all creatures great and small; 10.8 The next pandemic; 10.9 Global threats call for global responses
Control code
ocn904585077
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 311 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781906598600
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904585077
Label
The new plagues : pandemics and poverty in a globalized world, Stefan H.E. Kaufmann ; with the assistance of Susan Schädlich ; translated by Michael Capone ; Klaus Wiegandt, general editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-311)
Contents
  • THE NEW PLAGUES: Pandemics and Poverty in a Globalized World; Contents; Editor's Foreword; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 The Invaders; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Bacteria; 2.3 Viruses; 2.4 Protozoa; 2.5 Fungi and worms; 2.6 Prions; 3 The Defenders; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Making it difficult to penetrate the lines; 3.3 Behind the barriers; 3.4 Help for the defense: vaccines; 3.5 Misdirected immunity: allergy and autoimmune diseases; 4 Coexistence of Mankind and Microbe; 4.1 Mankind; 4.2 Microbes: ancient jacks of all trades; 4.3 Cooperation, coexistence, conflict
  • 4.4 Pandemic, epidemic, or what, precisely? The technical jargon used by epidemiologists4.5 Undesirable alliances: how pathogens play a role in cancer and other diseases; 5 More Than a Body Count: The Major Infectious Diseases; 5.1 From colds to pneumonia: respiratory infections are number one; 5.2 Diarrheal diseases and food poisoning; 5.3 Children's diseases: far more than just a difficult start; 5.4 HIV/AIDS; 5.5 Tuberculosis: the white plague; 5.6 AIDS and tuberculosis: two diseases, one patient; 5.7 Malaria; 5.8 Influenza in humans and birds
  • 5.9 SARS: half way around the world in twelve hours5.10 Life in the shadowlands: the neglected tropical diseases; 6 Antimicrobials; 6.1 Antibiotics; 6.2 When hospitals cause sickness: nosocomial infections and antibiotic resistance; 6.3 Five kilograms of penicillin, please: antibiotics in animal breeding; 7 Self-defense: Immunization; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Vaccines for the masses; 7.3 Immunization risks: myths and truths; 7.4 Me and the rest of the world; 8 Poverty and Infectious Diseases from a Global Point of View; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Money, health, education
  • 8.3 The Who's Who of organizations8.4 Economic strategists; 8.5 TRIPS: patent rights versus treatment rights; 8.6 Flagships of healthcare improvement; 8.7 Ambitious goals; 8.8 Theoretically no problem; 8.9 Update I: déjà vu?; 8.10 Update II: mid-point review; 8.11 Policymakers; 8.12 Finger in the wound; 8.13 The specialists; 8.14 Public-private partnerships (PPPs); 8.15 Foundations; 9 Swimming Against the Tide; 9.1 The quest for blockbusters; 9.2 Economic viability; 9.3 No one needs flops; 9.4 Talking doesn't help; 9.5 New incentives; 9.6 Pooling expertise; 9.7 A global fund as a clarion call
  • 9.8 Push or pull to success9.9 Research incubators; 9.10 In the trenches; 10 Hot Spots for Old and New Epidemics; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Hot spot number 1: poor and sick, sick and poor; 10.3 Hot spot number 2: catastrophes, conflicts and the threat of epidemics; 10.4 Hot spot number 3: from the world's laboratories; 10.5 Hot spot number 4: breeding grounds for vectors; 10.6 Hot spot number 5: face to face with the wilderness; 10.7 Hot spot number 6: mankind and all creatures great and small; 10.8 The next pandemic; 10.9 Global threats call for global responses
Control code
ocn904585077
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 311 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781906598600
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904585077

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