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Cover for Out of Africa.

This chapter reviews archaeological evidence about the origin and evolution of humans in Africa, and describes the origins of the first infectious diseases that plagued early humans. The role of human genetic diversity in disease selection is discussed.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Missionaries of death.

This chapter describes the role of missionaries in spreading influenza in Samoa, measles in Fiji, and leprosy and diabetes in Nauru, and the death of missionaries after contracting malaria in Africa. The value of immunity is briefly discussed.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter