Survey of the infectious disease problem as it relates to the postattack environment by H. H. Mitchell

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Statementby H.H. Mitchell; prepared for: Technical Analysis Branch, United States Atomic Energy Commission.
SeriesMemorandum RM-5090-TAB
ContributionsUnited States Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Biology and Medicine. Technical Analysis Branch., Rand Corporation.
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Paginationviii, 84p. :
Number of Pages84
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