Author: Alan L. Olmstead
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Size: 64.13 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 465
Sixty percent of infectious human diseases are shared with other vertebrates. Alan Olmstead and Paul Rhode tell how innovations to combat livestock infections—border control, food inspection, drug regulation, federal research labs—turned the U.S. into a world leader in combatting communicable diseases, and remain central to public health policy.