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Volume 14, Number 6—June 2008
Commentary

In Memoriam: Joshua Lederberg (1925–2008)1

James M. Hughes*Comments to Author  and D. Peter Drotman†
Author affiliations: *Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta

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Figure 1

A) Emerging Infections: Microbial Threats to Health in the United States (4), a report of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Emerging Microbial Threats to Health, published in 1992. B) Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response (8), a report of the IOM Committee on Emerging Microbial Threats to Health, published in 2003.

Figure 1. A) Emerging Infections: Microbial Threats to Health in the United States (4), a report of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Emerging Microbial Threats to Health, published in 1992. B) Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response (8), a report of the IOM Committee on Emerging Microbial Threats to Health, published in 2003.

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1All photographs used in this article were provided by the authors.

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