Airborne disease: including chemical and biological warfare.

@article{Eickhoff1996AirborneDI,
  title={Airborne disease: including chemical and biological warfare.},
  author={Theodore C. Eickhoff},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={144 8 Suppl},
  pages={
          S39-46
        }
}
  • T. Eickhoff
  • Published 15 October 1996
  • History
  • American journal of epidemiology
This contribution examines the influence of Alexander D. Langmuir's career on our knowledge and understanding of airborne disease. The historical background of airborne infection is presented first, followed by an assessment of Langmuir's contributions to this broad area. Several phases of his career can be identified insofar as they relate to airborne infections: 1) studies conducted in the 1940s during World War II under the auspices of the Commission on Acute Respiratory Diseases of the… 
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