Little Book of Pandemics

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HarperCollins, Feb 12, 2008 - Medical - 144 pages
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As the world waits once again to see if the latest virus will decimate the population, The Little Black of Pandemics looks at the greatest natural killers of all time.

This concise and intelligent look at the most deadly viral and bacterial diseases includes expert opinion on likely future outbreaks, method of contagion, identification of systems, and likelihood of survival.

Includes influenza, smallpox, West Nile virus, AIDS, Ebola, SARS, plague, typhus, cholera, tuberculosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, leprosy, meningitis, vCJD, hepatitis, yellow fever, Lassa fever, and many more.


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Review: The Little Book of Pandemics: 50 of the world's most virulent plagues and infectious diseases

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

Enlightening but not something I would class as being a "book". Seems like little leaflets put together in a hard cover. Read full review

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User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

Scary little book that will make you never want to travel again. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Dr. Peter Moore is the author of many books on medicine and science, among them the award-winning Superbugs/Killer Germs, now in its third edition. Recipient of the Medical Journalists' Association Award for excellence in medical journalist, Dr. Moore is also an Honorary Fellow and visiting lecturer in ethics at Trinity College Bristol, a Member of the Physiological Society, and was the Chairman of the Medical Journalists' Association, a Member of the NHS Health Technology Assessment Programme—Expert Advisory Network, and Post-doctoral Research Fellow and Honorary Fellowship in the Department of Physiology, University College London.

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