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The Demon in the Freezer

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 07 December 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1367
  1. Fred Charatan, retired geriatric physician (
  1. Boynton Beach, Florida

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    Richard Preston

    Random House, $24.95, pp 233

    ISBN 0375508562

    Due to be published in the UK in January 2003 by Headline Books, £16.99, ISBN 0 7553 1217 1

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    Richard Preston, a writer for the New Yorker since 1985 and the only non-doctor ever to have received the US Centers for Disease Control's Champion of Prevention award, tells the riveting story of the current threat of biological weapons. He begins with the anthrax attacks, the first largescale bioterror event …

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