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The Resource No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall

No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall

Label
No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses
Title
No time to lose
Title remainder
a life in pursuit of deadly viruses
Statement of responsibility
Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A microbiologist describes his adventure-filled career, discussing his time spent in Central Africa in the 1970s identifying the Ebola virus and his work there again in the 1980s as part of the area's first international AIDS efforts
Biography type
autobiography
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10114758
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
616.9/101
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QR359.72.P56
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WZ 100
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True
Target audience
adult
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a life in pursuit of deadly viruses
Label
No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
A blue flask of virus -- Adventure at last -- The mission in Yambuku -- Ebola -- A pseudo outbreak and a helicopter -- The big team -- From Ebola to sex and the transmission of infection -- America and back -- Nairobi -- A new epidemic -- Project SIDA -- Yambuku one more time -- The unfolding of an epidemic -- Changing of the guard -- An international bureaucrat -- Sharks in the water -- Getting the basics right -- The lesson of the chameleon/bringing together the brilliant coalition -- The tipping point -- The price of life -- A war chest for AIDS -- An unfinished agenda
Control code
5567646
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 387 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393063165
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012011911
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn755705005
  • (OCoLC)755705005
Label
No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
A blue flask of virus -- Adventure at last -- The mission in Yambuku -- Ebola -- A pseudo outbreak and a helicopter -- The big team -- From Ebola to sex and the transmission of infection -- America and back -- Nairobi -- A new epidemic -- Project SIDA -- Yambuku one more time -- The unfolding of an epidemic -- Changing of the guard -- An international bureaucrat -- Sharks in the water -- Getting the basics right -- The lesson of the chameleon/bringing together the brilliant coalition -- The tipping point -- The price of life -- A war chest for AIDS -- An unfinished agenda
Control code
5567646
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 387 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393063165
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012011911
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn755705005
  • (OCoLC)755705005

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