by Barbara Saffer




The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful -- both emotionally and physically. The Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer young readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590184059
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Deadly Disease8
Chapter 1Anthrax in Animals11
Chapter 2A Human Scourge24
Chapter 3Preventing and Treating Anthrax36
Chapter 4Anthrax Biological Weapons51
Chapter 5Detecting and Responding to Anthrax Bioweapons68
Organizations to Contact94
For Further Reading96
Works Consulted98
Picture Credits111
About the Author112

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