Perspectives in the Control of Viral Diseases Including Cancer

  • Maurice R. Hilleman
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 31)


Among the infectious diseases, those caused by viruses stand unique in the limited benefit, if any, that can be achieved by treatment. Practical considerations demand, therefore, that primary emphasis be given to the prevention of viral infections while, at the same time, exploring all approaches that might eventually be applied to their control.


Virus Vaccine Burkitt Lymphoma Genital Herpes Infectious Mononucleosis Virulent Virus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice R. Hilleman
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  1. 1.Division of Virus and Cell Biology ResearchMerck Institute for Therapeutic ResearchWest PointU.S.A.

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