The War on Disease and the War on Terror: A Dangerous Metaphorical Nexus?

We are living in a time of war on multiple fronts. This is as true metaphorically as it is geographically. In particular, we live in an age in which war has been declared against disease, and war has been declared against terror. This essay considers in tandem the costs of those wars—more precisely, the costs of those metaphors of war
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DOI 10.1017/S0963180106060518
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