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Author Foege, William H., 1936-

Title House on fire [electronic resource] : the fight to eradicate smallpox / William H. Foege.

Published Berkeley [Calif.] : University of California Press ; New York : Milbank Memorial Fund, c2011.


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Physical description xxi, 218 p. : ill.
Series California/Milbank books on health and the public ; 21
California/Milbank books on health and the public ; 21.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A loathsome disease -- A succession of mentors -- Practicing public health in Nigeria -- Fire line around a virus -- Extinguishing smallpox in a time of war -- Under the rule of variola -- Unwarranted optimism -- A gorgeous coalition -- Rising numbers, refining strategy -- Water on a burning house -- Smallpox zero.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Milbank Memorial Fund.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Smallpox.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520268364 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520948891 (e-book)