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Germs, Genes, and Bacteria: How They Influence Modern Life (Collection) by Joyce A. Schoemaker, Paul J. H. Schoemaker, Anne Maczulak, Greg Gibson, David Clark

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Index

A

Abraha, 119

accidental violence, 34

Africa

disease as protection against invaders, 54

disease origins in, 13-17, 205

tropical diseases, partial resistance to, 122-123

African/African-American population, tuberculosis in, 236

agents of disease, changing, 233-234

agricultural societies, hunter-gatherer societies versus, 56-59. See also ancient civilizations

agriculture industry, consumption of antibiotics, 248

AIDS. See HIV/AIDS

air, as transmission method, 39

air pollution, 139, 254

air-conditioning, 236

airborne diseases, spread of, 254

alastrim, 214

allicin, 178

amateurs, attempts at biological warfare, 132-133

amebic dysentery

carriers of, 46

cure for, 178

origin of, 22

American Indians. See indigenous Americans

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