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House on Fire

The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox (Volume 21) (California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public)

by William H. Foege

A story of courage and risk-taking, House on Fire tells how smallpox, a disease that killed, blinded, and scarred millions over centuries of human history, was completely eradicated in a spectacular triumph of medicine and public health. Part autobiography, part mystery, the story is told by a man who was one of the architects of a radical vaccinat...
Publish Date
2011
June 5
Goodreads rating
4.1
ISBN
9780520268364
Tags
sciencenonfictionhistorymedicine
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The amazing story of the eradication of smallpox.     source