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Author Guillemin, Jeanne, 1943-
Title Anthrax : the investigation of a deadly outbreak / Jeanne Guillemin.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.

Author Guillemin, Jeanne, 1943-
Subject Anthrax -- Russia (Federation) -- Ekaterinburg -- Epidemiology.
Biological weapons -- Russia (Federation) -- Ekaterinburg.
Anthrax -- epidemiology.
Biological Warfare.
Disease Outbreaks -- history.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 321 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-312) and index.
Summary This is a powerful story of an anthrax outbreak 20 years ago, one that took the lives of over 150 Russians, and one that was covered up by the KGB and others in the government. Like a mystery novel, the book's drama takes the reader through the maze of cover-up and denial to find the real truth.
Contents Anthrax; accursed fire and biological weapon -- Moscow; fragments of evidence -- Moscow; conflicting visions -- In the Urals; the quest begins -- Autopsy visions -- The community of the dead; Vostochniy Cemetery -- Abramova's treasure -- To Chkalovskiy Rayon -- Constraints, fears, frustrations -- Knocking on doors -- Public health and private pain -- The unnatural steals the natural.
Resignation -- Vulnerability and chance -- The KGB list of victims -- Moscow redux -- Names go to places; map building begins -- Biological weapons and political outbreaks -- Manifestation -- Mirage; the animal outbreak -- Chkalovskiy; the final pieces -- Do no evil, see no evil -- The summing up -- The threat of bioweapons -- Return to Yekaterinburg -- "The world is global."
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780520927100 (electronic bk.)
0520927109 (electronic bk.)
0585385203 (electronic bk.)
9780585385204 (electronic bk.)
0520222040 (alk. paper)
9780520222045 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 49415161
Additional Format Print version: Guillemin, Jeanne, 1943- Anthrax. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999 0520222040 (DLC) 99032927 (OCoLC)41338211

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