August 29, 1995

Volume 2, #2 The Hidden Hot Zone

An Epidemic in Two Parts

Phytophtora infestans, also known as the "late potato blight" is the fungus that caused the Great Potato Famine of 1845-49. One hundred and fifty years later, the blight is back again in new and deadlier forms. Will governments muster the political will to wage a true war against hunger and food insecurity? A nine page document.


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