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Bird Flu, MRSA - Should We be Worried?

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Pandemics by Mary Alexander

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H1N1, also know as Swine flu has hit our shores and with the arrival last year of H5N1, Avian flu, is a serious flu pandemic a real possibility? What are global governments and health organisations doing to prevent the virus spreading and do they need to do more? This book looks at the facts behind the headlines and asks 'should we be worried?' Likewise MRSA cases are still growing in our hospitals. - can it be controlled? Should the UK be doing more about prevention or do we need a global solution? Given recent headlines it is unsurprising that many are wondering which disease might get them first, Bird Flu or MRSA. "Pocket Issue, Pandemics" looks under the covers and finds out if we really do need to be worried. "Pocket Issue" - Small briefs for a big world. For a quick fix on the big issues, "Pocket Issue" delivers the facts in only 96 pages. Pithy and pocket sized, titles brief you on the biggest challenges facing our world: climate change, oil shortages, food, obesity, and Middle East conflict - delivering the facts in an accessible, easy-to-read style.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780955441547
ISBN-10: 0955441544
Format: Paperback
(180mm x 120mm x 6mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Pocket Issue Limited
Publisher: Pocket Issue Limited
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mary Alexander

Author Mary Alexander started her writing career as a journalist before turning to books. She is the author of Calling the Shots, a look at childhood vaccination, Pocket Issue, Food and Pocket Issue, Fat, ghost author of the memoir, Call Me Elizabeth. Authors are supported by independent and expert researchers, with each guide using our template to take you quickly through the issues: The One Minute Guide, The Roots, The Key Players, Stargazing, In Your Hands, Glossary, Further Reading.

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