Start reading The Lancet: Zoonoses: Global Health Series on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here or start reading now with a free Kindle Reading App.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

 
 
 
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available
 

The Lancet: Zoonoses: Global Health Series [Kindle Edition]

The Lancet
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Kindle Price: £0.00 includes free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Kindle Daily Deal
Kindle Daily Deal: Up to 70% off
Each day we unveil a new book deal at a specially discounted price--for that day only. Learn more about the Kindle Daily Deal or sign up for the Kindle Daily Deal Newsletter to receive free e-mail notifications about each day's deal.

Book Description

Endemic and enzootic zoonoses cause about a billion cases of illness in people and millions of deaths every year, and emerging zoonoses are a rising threat to global health. Zoonoses – pathogenic organisms such as bacteria or viruses which we share with animals – cause more than 60% of human infectious diseases, and have been responsible for some of the most devastating disease outbreaks in recent years, including HIV, Ebola, and SARS. However, despite their huge, and rising, impact on human health, there are still huge gaps in our understanding of how zoonoses spread and develop, which need to be urgently addressed if we are to be able to reduce the impact of the next zoonotic pandemic. In a new Lancet Series, leading experts discuss the ecology, drivers and dynamics of zoonoses, while also addressing how we might predict the next zoonotic pandemic, and reduce the potentially catastrophic human and economic cost of such an outbreak. The Lancet Global Health Series are groups of articles on a topic of global health importance. Series papers and Comments, related articles, links to relevant publications, media highlights, and audio interviews are available from http://www.thelancet.com/global-health-series. Research into prevalent conditions and wider health policy issues are reported by a range of experts.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2062 KB
  • Print Length: 114 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: The Lancet (10 Dec. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AJO4ZVC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #18,294 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

5 star
0
4 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
3.0 out of 5 stars
3.0 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars 15 Jan. 2015
Verified Purchase
not quite what I expected but then it was just a tester from my point of view.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 0.0 out of 5 stars  0 reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Accessible to everyone and worth the time to read 12 Jun. 2014
By A student of History - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
I was very pleased to see references to the importance of the social sciences in understanding potential hazards, pitfalls, and/or methods of modifying human behaviors in regards to health. The suggestions in the last section regarding new conceptions of responsibility for industry prompted potential factors in exposure to novel pathogens was interesting as well.
5.0 out of 5 stars Informative and Even the Layperson Would Enjoy This 5 Dec. 2013
By Pigglies - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
I really enjoyed this book in their series. Perhaps it is because I studied animal science in college, but I found this to be much easier reading than some of the other books in this series.
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent 5 Jan. 2013
By Joanne Jeschonnek - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
will use for a paper I am preparing on zoonoses. I love this journal. highly recommended.
Lancet always top quality
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book 4 Jan. 2013
By Linda Bergman - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Great book to have for everyone who would like to know more about Zoonoses. A very informative book to read.
5.0 out of 5 stars Exhaustive coverage of the topic! 15 April 2015
By narwalps - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Written in a simple manner,encompassing detailed and in depth contemporary knowledge and future trends on most important subject.This subject can be ignored further only at peril of humanity on this planet,mother EARTH !
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category