Plague - Its Cause and The Manner of its Extension-Its Menace-Its Control snd Suppression-Its Diagnosis and Treatment (Paperback)


Plague Its Cause and The Manner of its Extension-Its Menace-Its Control snd Suppression-Its Diagnosis and Treatment By Thomas Wright Jackson Plague is a deadly infectious disease that is caused by the enterobacteria Yersinia pestis, named after the French-Swiss bacteriologist Alexandre Yersin. Primarily carried by rodents (most notably rats) and spread to humans via fleas, the disease is notorious throughout history, due to the unrivaled scale of death and devastation it brought. Until June 2007, plague was one of the three epidemic diseases specifically reportable to the World Health Organization (the other two being cholera and yellow fever). Depending on lung infection, or sanitary conditions, plague also can be spread in the air, by direct contact, or by contaminated undercooked food or materials. The symptoms of plague depend on the concentrated areas of infection in each person: such as bubonic plague in lymph nodes, septicemic plague in blood vessels, pneumonic plague in lungs, and so on. It is treatable if detected early. Plague is still endemic in some parts of the world.

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Plague Its Cause and The Manner of its Extension-Its Menace-Its Control snd Suppression-Its Diagnosis and Treatment By Thomas Wright Jackson Plague is a deadly infectious disease that is caused by the enterobacteria Yersinia pestis, named after the French-Swiss bacteriologist Alexandre Yersin. Primarily carried by rodents (most notably rats) and spread to humans via fleas, the disease is notorious throughout history, due to the unrivaled scale of death and devastation it brought. Until June 2007, plague was one of the three epidemic diseases specifically reportable to the World Health Organization (the other two being cholera and yellow fever). Depending on lung infection, or sanitary conditions, plague also can be spread in the air, by direct contact, or by contaminated undercooked food or materials. The symptoms of plague depend on the concentrated areas of infection in each person: such as bubonic plague in lymph nodes, septicemic plague in blood vessels, pneumonic plague in lungs, and so on. It is treatable if detected early. Plague is still endemic in some parts of the world.

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Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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United States

Series

Plague

Release date

October 2013

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254 x 178 x 8mm (L x W x T)

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Paperback - Trade

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148

ISBN-13

978-1-4929-7635-6

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9781492976356

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1-4929-7635-0



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