Pandemic: The Terrifying Threat of the New Killer Plagues
Pandemic, originally published by Carlton Publishing in the United Kingdom in 2001 and now fully updated, is the most-up-to-date and comprehensive book on the subject of contagious and fatal viruses and bugs. Written in laymen's terms, but packed with expert information, Pandemic examines the diseases that now threaten the globe, from SARS to Avian flu and other developing killer bugs, as well as the evolution of historical killer viruses such as the Black Plague (which wiped out half of Europe in the 16th century), yellow fever, smallpox, anthrax, and a host of other deadly diseases, and shows how a number of viruses long thought to be dormant and are now making a deadly resurgence.
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