The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance Quiz

Laurie Garrett
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Yambuku is a small village in the Mongala District of what current country? (from Chapter 5: Yambuku)


What country sought to improve its own infrastructures with little funding, relying instead on education? (from Chapter 7: N'zara and Chapter 8: Revolution)


Where was Peter Piot sent to study the virus later known as Ebola? (from Chapter 5: Yambuku)


What, along with other chemicals, was used to eradicate the mosquito causing an increase in sand flies? (from Chapter 9: Microbe Magnets and Chapter 10: Distant Thunder)


Five years before the Rwandan Civil War, a disease preparedness meeting involving how many of the top disease specialists had shown the potential for such an outbreak among refugees? (from Chapter 17: Searching for Solutions)

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