Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them

Disease, Threats

Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them

Mark Jerome Walters elucidates the surprising connections between human-induced changes to the natural environment and recent epidemics, including West Nile virus, mad cow disease, HIV/AIDS. Lyme disease, and SARS. According to Walters, we are not only victims of these emerging diseases; we are helping exacerbate their creation and spread.

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