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New Challenges to Health: The Threat of Virus Infection

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521806143, Hardcover)

This book discusses the ecology of viruses with an emphasis on the emergence of devastating hemorrhagic diseases, and a review of the molecular and cellular basis of the pathogenesis of several viral diseases. The volume provides an introduction to the mathematical analysis of recurrent epidemic viral diseases and examines the neurological and psychological diseases in relation to the pathological mechanisms underlying prion disease. Chapters explore new viral threats including HIV, bunyaviruses, morbilliviruses and caliciviruses.

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Viruses continually evolve and adapt, posing new threats to the health. This book presents the latest discussions of the ecology of viruses and reviews the underlying mechanisms by which some viruses cause disease.

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