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    DescriptionFrank Bowden, a specialist in the field of infectious disease and sexual health, looks at one bug at a time, weaving around them the stories of his patients and their families, the doctors and the difficulties they face and the horrors and successes of hospitals and health care programs. Through Bowden's own work in the field, we encounter Swine Flu, Golden Staph, SARS, Hepatitis, and HIV, and learn crucial lessons about public health and the human experience of disease.


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    Title
    Gone Viral
    Subtitle
    The Germs That Share Our Lives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frank Bowden
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781742232737
    ISBN 10: 1742232736
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26940
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Libri: I-HL
    BIC subject category V2: MJC
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11, 74
    BISAC V2.8: HEA020000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    DC22: 616.9
    BISAC V2.8: MED022090
    DC22: 571.9
    Thema V1.0: MJC, PDZ
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    UNSW Press
    Imprint name
    UNSW Press
    Publication date
    01 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Sydney
    Author Information
    Frank Bowden is a board member of the One Disease at a Time Foundation and an advisor for the Australian government on HIV and sexual health. He is a former coordinator of the STD/AIDS program for Australia's Northern Territory, the cofounder of the Australian National University Medical School, and the former director of the Canberra Sexual Health Center.
    Review quote
    "Writing with wit and humor, Frank Bowden tells stories from the front line of the fight against infectious disease. Giving us a rare glimpse into an intriguing and often surprising world, this is a great read by a dedicated doctor." --Professor Peter Doherty, Nobel Prize-winning immunologist