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Brian J. Paszkiet bpaszkie at cuiu.edu
Fri Jul 31 13:18:11 EST 1998

nobody wrote:

> I am an interested layman in the field of virology...with the emphasis
> on
> layman! I have done some reading and am interested in getting
> recommendations on English language books, articles, or electronic
> texts
> regarding current efforts in epidemiology, hemorrhagic fevers, Hanta,
> et.
> al.
>   The books I have read include
>     The Coming Plague
>     The Hot Zone (both of which I am a little skeptical about, to be
> quite
> honest...they come across as sensationalized accounts designed to sell
> copies)
>     Virus Ground Zero (not finished as yet)
>     A Dancing Matrix (which came across as the least sensationalized,
> and a
> bit more balanced...perhaps because the writer is not a "professional
> writer" quite like the others).
>   Any information, suggestions, or pointers toward helpful books,
> electronic-texts, or journals to which I could subscribe would be
> appreciated.
>   Replies here, or if you prefer email:  gsnow at mchs.org
>   Thank you kindly.
> --Glenn Snow

   If you really want to learn something about virology, you should look
at Field's "Fundamental Virology" for a very detailed explanation of

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