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Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service

2 Ratings: 1.0
A book by Mark Pendergrast

Product Description   Since its founding in 1951, the Epidemic Intelligence Service has waged war on every imaginable ailment. When an epidemic hits, the EIS will be there to crack the case, however mysterious or deadly, saving countless lives … see full wiki

Author: Mark Pendergrast
Genre: Medicine
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2 reviews about Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical...
review by . July 27, 2010
In Inside the Outbreaks, Mark Pendergrast used his sizeable research skills to use in this book, I find it rather entertaining. The front of the book is inviting and I can see why readers expected more from it. I personally fine the section on Haiti interesting for I was not aware of those happenings.     My only quarrel is at times the story seems to stall or drag, but the sequential approach that the author takes in telling the tale seemingly demands these moments of academic …
review by . April 04, 2010
Disclaimer: A free copy of this book was received from Amazon Vine in exchange for an honest review.    Mark Pendergrast's book Inside the Outbreaks is about the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) of the Centers for Disease Control. As such, the book tells about true heroes, men and women who go into some of the most dangerous places on earth and who expose themselves to killer pathogens on a daily basis in the interest of saving lives. One cannot read this book without feeling …
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