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Record #153703:

Catching cold. 1918's forgotten tragedy and the scientific hunt for the virus that caused it / Pete Davies.

Title: Catching cold. 1918's forgotten tragedy and the scientific hunt for the virus that caused it / Pete Davies.
Author(s): Davies, Pete.
Date: 1999.
Publisher: London: Michael Joseph
Abstract: Roaming account of dig on Spitsbergen to look for Spanish Flu in seven bodies, supposedly frozen in permafrost. Other aspects of world killer epidemics discussed. Incidental remarks illuminate Spitsbergen's terrain, climate and politics. Bodies were buried too shallowly for DNA to survive.
Keywords: 616.921.5 -- Influenza.
I -- Medicine and health.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*32) -- Svalbard.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*32) : 616
ISBN: 0718143493
SPRI record no.: 153703

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