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The next pandemic : on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers

by Khan, Ali, MD (Author), Patrick, William, 1948- (Author)

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"A former director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lays out his theories on when, where and how the next major disease outbreak will arrive,"--NoveList. Full description

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Summary: "A former director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lays out his theories on when, where and how the next major disease outbreak will arrive,"--NoveList.
Physical Description: x, 275 pages : illustration ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781610395915
1610395913
Author Notes: Dr. Ali S. Khan is the former director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In more than 20 years at the CDC, his professional career has focused on emerging infectious diseases, bioterrorism, and global health security. In that position, he oversaw the national public health--security program with a 1.3 billion budget and 600 employees. The office is responsible for protecting US communities from all public--health threats. Now dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska, he lives in Omaha with his family.
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