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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Tropical Medicine in the Fight against Plague, Death, Famine, and War

Presidential address given at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, December 7, 2011, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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  • Received : 30 Dec 2011
  • Accepted : 31 Dec 2011
  • Published online : 02 Jul 2012

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