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The Resource No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall

No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall

Label
No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses
Title
No time to lose
Title remainder
a life in pursuit of deadly viruses
Statement of responsibility
Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall
Title variation
Life in pursuit of deadly viruses
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When Peter Piot was in medical school, a professor warned, "There's no future in infectious diseases. They've all been solved." Fortunately, Piot ignored him, and the result has been an exceptional, adventure-filled career. In the 1970s, as a young man, Piot was sent to Central Africa as part of a team tasked with identifying a grisly new virus. Crossing into the quarantine zone on the most dangerous missions, he studied local customs to determine how this disease--the Ebola virus--was spreading. Later, Piot found himself in the field again when another mysterious epidemic broke out: AIDS. He traveled throughout Africa, leading the first international AIDS initiatives there. Then, as founder and director of UNAIDS, he negotiated policies with leaders from Fidel Castro to Thabo Mbeki and helped turn the tide of the epidemic. Candid and engrossing, No Time to Lose captures the urgency and excitement of being on the front lines in the fight against today's deadliest diseases." -- Publisher's website
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
616.9/101
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QR359.72.P56
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Label
No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date 2012
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn857391188
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 387 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780393345513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)857391188
Label
No time to lose : a life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot with Ruth Marshall
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date 2012
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn857391188
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 387 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780393345513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)857391188

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