Objects & Places from The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

Laurie Garrett
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San Joaquin

This small city is the location where Bolivian Hemorrhagic Fever broke out and where researchers discovered the virus was spread by mouse urine.

Health Transition

This refers to the concept that as nations moved out of poverty and basic needs were met, scientists could use pharmaceutical and chemical tools to wipe out parasites, bacteria, and viruses.

Iatrogenesis

This term refers to an inadvertent adverse effect or complication resulting from medical treatment.

Genetic engineering

This term refers to the ability to manipulate the genetic material of plants, animals, and microbes.

Oncogenes

These refer to DNA sites of special viral vulnerability.

T-Cells

These are disease fighting white blood cells that help the immune system fight off infection.

Slow virus

This term refers to a virus that has no signs or symptoms for years, making it difficult to detect early enough to stop transmission.

PID

This is a disease...

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