The Forgotten Plague: How the Battle Against Tuberculosis Was Won - And Lost

The Forgotten Plague: How the Battle Against Tuberculosis Was Won - And Lost

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Ryan, a physician, offers a history of the cure for tuberculosis, including accounts of the people and scientists involved. The final chapter spells out a renewed threat in the congruence of AIDS and tuberculosis.

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ISBN-13: 9780316763813
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 09/14/1994
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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Forgotten Plague: How the Battle Against Tuberculosis Was Won - and Lost 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
AlexTheHunn on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Frank Ryan writes overly long about the attempts to fight tuberculosis. Admittedly, Ryan is no historian. His work bounces along from one aspect of the stuggle to another, while only the most tenuous relation is suggested. He bogs down in the details of tangential aspects of the story and it is only in reflective hindsight that one begins to
Charlottes-son More than 1 year ago
This is a fine book. For those interested in history, this explores the path drug research takes. For those interested in Rutgers University you will find the research connection enlightening. For those interested in Medicine this is a primary must read.