Eradication: Ridding the World of Diseases Forever?

By Nancy Leys Stepan
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"Eradication" by Nancy Leys Stepan is a thought-provoking examination of the history and implications of disease eradication efforts. Spanning a wide range of diseases from smallpox to polio, the book delves into the complex dynamics of disease control campaigns, their successes, and their unintended consequences. Drawing on extensive research, Stepan explores the ideological, political, and ethical dimensions of eradication programs, highlighting the tension between the desire to eliminate disease and the potential risks of these interventions. With meticulous detail and compelling analysis, "Eradication" provides a comprehensive overview of the global fight against infectious diseases and raises important questions about the ethics and long-term impact of such endeavors.
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