Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

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“Science writing as detective story at its best.” —Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific American A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common: the bugs that transmit these diseases all originate in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover. In this gripping… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Peppered throughout the book are fascinating tales of scientific discovery and gruesome but gripping descriptions of what some of the world’s worst viruses do.

Book Details  

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (September 24, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 592 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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