Accession Number : ADA336900

Title :   Status of Infectious Diseases in the USSR and Progress Made in Combating Such Diseases - USSR -.

Corporate Author : JOINT PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH SERVICE ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Zhdanov, V. M.

PDF Url : ADA336900

Report Date : 20 MAY 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : About 100 years ago, the first steps in a purposeful and scientifically based attack against contagious diseases were made in the modest laboratory of Louis Pasteur in Paris. in those days, the possibility of, "preventing the development of rabies, a frightening disease of human beings' which had been bitten by rabid animals, almost seemed to be a miracle. During the past 100 years, measures for combating hundreds of infectious diseases have been found and developed, and the complete liquidation of many such diseases has become an actual possibility Most infections have been deprived of their lethal effect since the majority of infections can be cured.

Descriptors :   *INFECTIOUS DISEASES, *COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, USSR, HUMANS, ATTACK, DISEASES, FRANCE, ANIMALS, LETHALITY, RABIES VIRUS.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE