Venereal diseases: the silent menace
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Venereal diseases: the silent menace

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Published by Public Affairs Committee in New York .
Written in English


  • Sexually transmitted diseases.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Abe A. Brown and Simon Podair.
SeriesPublic affairs pamphlet no. 292B
ContributionsPodair, Simon, joint author.
LC ClassificationsRC200.2 .B76 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5691590M
LC Control Number70022851

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