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NYC HIV Doctor Writes Bird Flu Book
  The Bird Flu Pandemic : Can It Happen"" Will It Happen"" How to Protect Yourself and Your Family If It Does (Paperback)
by Jeffrey Greene, Karen Moline
Book Description
Everyone now knows that Bird Flu is killing chickens and wild birds all over the world.
What we don't know is how dangerous the outbreak is for humans. Dr. Greene cuts through the hype and hysteria to explain exactly what we need to be prepared for, and what we can do to keep ourselves safe if a pandemic happens. In an authoritative and easy-to-understand style, Dr. Greene explains:
--Available medicines and vaccines
--The likelihood of a global catastrophe like 1918
--What to eat and what to avoid
--What we need to know about our pets, and much more.
The Bird Flu Pandemic will help you make the right choices for you and your family.
About the Author
DR. JEFFREY GREENE is the Infectious Disease Section Chief at Tisch Hospital/NYU Medical Center** in New York City. He has been selected as one of The Best Doctors in New York by New York Magazine, one of The Best Doctors in America by American Health Magazine*, and one of The Best Internists in the Nation by Town and Country Magazine. He has also received the New York City Police Commissioner's Commendation of Honor for Heroic Action. He lives in New York City. KAREN MOLINE is a journalist whose articles have appeared in publications around the globe, and she has ghostwritten many nonfiction books. She also lives in New York City.
Dr. Greene discusses the history of the influenza outbreaks of this century, with particular attention given to the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918. He writes of the Swine Flu scare of 1976 and the more recent SARS cases. He explains how much medical science has learned from these diseases and the importance of communication and planning in responding to a flu outbreak. He discusses the prevention and treatment of Bird Flu emphasizing the importance of developing a vaccine. He writes about Tamiflu, its' uses and limitations. This book is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand or expand his or her knowledge of this most timely and pertinent topic.


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