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Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-ending Search for a Cure
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: This is the story of a killer that has been striking people down for thousands of years:
tuberculosis. After centuries of ineffective treatments, the microorganism that causes
TB was identified, and the cure was thought to be within reach—but drug-resistant
varieties continue to plague and panic the human race. The “biography” of this deadly
germ, an account of the diagnosis, treatment, and “cure” of the disease over time,
and the social history of an illness that could strike anywhere but was most prevalent
among the poor are woven together in an engrossing, carefully researched narrative.
Bibliography, source notes, index.

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1 edition from Clarion Books (July 10, 2012)
9780618535743 | details & prices | 149 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $18.99
About: This is the story of a killer that has been striking people down for thousands of years:tuberculosis.
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With Alison Blank | Reprint edition from Houghton Mifflin (July 7, 2015)
9780544455948 | details & prices | 149 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.96 lbs | List price $10.99
About: *"Who knew the biography of a germ could be so fascinating?

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