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Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control

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Olmstead, Alan L., and Paul W. Rhode. 2015. Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Sixty percent of infectious human diseases are shared with other vertebrates. Alan Olmstead and Paul Rhode tell how innovations to combat livestock infections—border control, food inspection, drug regulation, federal research labs—turned the U.S. into a world leader in combatting communicable diseases, and remain central to public health policy.

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