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

Laurie Garrett
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What was the confirmed source of the first epidemic of Legionnaire's disease? (from Chapter 6: American Bicentennial)


In the beginning of Chapter 5: "Yambuku," the author describes a man in Yambuku who was treated for an illness like _____________. (from Chapter 5: Yambuku)


What refers to the disease fighting white blood cells that help the immune system fight off infection? (from Chapter 4: Into the Woods)


After his work with famine relief efforts, Uwe Brinkmann was dubbed by Germans as a __________. (from Chapter 4: Into the Woods)


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

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