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Book Review of The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History

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My sister has been trying to get me to read this book for a while. I hesitated as I have a hard time getting into technical books.
This story follows yellow fever though it's dark history with the medical community. It describes a terrible epidemic that cost many lives in Memphis, TN. It also shows the rigerous search for a cause and later a vaccine.
I should have read it sooner. SO very interesting. The technical parts were overshadowed by the captivating story. The book can be descriptive though, not for the squeamish. I highly recommend this book. In fact, I refuse to post it as I will probably read it over and over (totally unlike me!)

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