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Don't Touch That Doorknob!: How Germs Can Zap You and How
You Can Zap Back, Warner Books, Publisher, publication date, October
1, 2001 was written by me and Edited by Dinah Dunn of Byron Preiss Visual
Publications, New York and Jackie Merri Meyer of Warner Books. Available
on-line and at bookstores, the book provides information on microorganisms
associated with foodborne illness, colds and flu, day care, hospitals,
travel, pets, home, work and those that may be used as an agent for
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