Smallpox: The Death of a Disease: The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer

By Richard Preston

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For more than 3000 years, hundreds of millions of people have died or been left permanently scarred or blind by the relentless, incurable disease called smallpox. In 1967, Dr. D.A. Henderson became director of a worldwide campaign to eliminate this disease from the face of the earth.This spellbinding book is Dr. Henderson’s personal story of how he led the World Health Org For more than 3000 years, hundreds of millions of...

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June 23rd 2009 by Prometheus Books

(first published January 1st 2009)

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English

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