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Viruses, Killer

  • By: Kirsten L. Hokeness and Steven A. Hokeness
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Viruses have plagued humans and created global havoc for as long as recorded history. Smallpox, measles, influenza, and HIV are among the most notorious killer viruses that have spread worldwide and taken a tremendous toll on human life, and in so ...

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