A review of recent literature on plague.

  title={A review of recent literature on plague.},
  author={R Pollitzer},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  • R Pollitzer
  • Published 1960 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization
In his comprehensive monograph on plague, published by WHO in 1954, Dr Pollitzer pointed out that despite the marked drop in the incidence of this disease in recent years, he considered it impossible for various reasons to be complacent about the situation. Since this monograph appeared, plague has shown a truly spectacular decrease, but in case this is partly the outcome of a natural periodicity of the infection, the author still feels that the disease "should be given continued attention by… CONTINUE READING

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