Publisher description for Control of virus diseases : Forty-fifth Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology, held at the University of Warwick, April 1990 / edited by N.J. Dimmock, P.D. Griffiths, and C.R. Madeley.


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Counter This is an authoritative and timely account of the two major weapons in the fight against virus disease: immunization and chemotherapy. The first half of the volume covers the development and the use of vaccines as part of an immunization program. The latter half examines the role of chemotherapy in the control and therapy of diseases such as influenza, hepatitis and AIDS. This book will be useful to clinical virologists, immunologists, epidemiologists and research scientists in chemotherapy, drug development and immunization.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Virus diseases Immunotherapy Congresses, Virus diseases Chemotherapy Congresses, Viral vaccines Congresses