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Pale Faces: The Masks of Anemia

by Charles L. Bardes Bellevue Literary Press (April 22, 2014)

The Bellevue Literary Press Pathographies series debuts with a fascinating journey through the history of medicine.


Pale Rider

by Laura Spinney & Paul Hodgson Public Affairs (September 12, 2017)

In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska, and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus--one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a decisive...


How to Survive a Pandemic

by M.D. Michael Faclm Greger Flatiron Books (May 25, 2020)

A vital, timely text on the viruses that cause pandemics and how to face them, by the New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die.

From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious...


Deadliest Enemy

by Michael T. Osterholm & Mark Olshaker Little, Brown Spark (March 13, 2017)

A leading epidemiologist shares his "powerful and necessary" (Richard Preston, author of The Hot Zone) stories from the front lines of our war on infectious diseases and explains how to prepare for global epidemics...


Pale Rider

by Laura Spinney PublicAffairs (September 11, 2017)

In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska, and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus -- one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a...


Of the Epidemics - and Historic Epidemics

by Hippocrates & Al. Lm Publishers (April 16, 2020)

This book presents the Hippocrates treatise of the epidemics, followed by an essay on historic epidemics.

"Epidemic denotes a spreading disease which attacks great numbers of people at certain seasons. The term...


Cholera : Mode of Propagation, Healing and Prevention

by Joseph von Pettenkofer Lm Publishers (April 03, 2020)

- Cholera : Mode of Propagation, Healing and Prevention -

"Cholera is an infectious disease. By infectious diseases are meant those diseases which are caused by the reception from without of specific infective...


Their Fate Is Our Fate

by Peter Doherty The Experiment (September 10, 2013)

At the heart of this book by Nobel Prize–winning immunologist and professor Peter Doherty is this striking observation: Birds detect danger to our health and the environment before we do. Following a diverse...


Understanding West Africa’s Ebola Epidemic

by Ibrahim Abdullah & Ismail Rashid Zed Books (October 15, 2017)

  • The first book-length study of Ebola to consider the wider social, economic and political context of the epidemic.
  • Brings together experts from a wide array of disciplines, including development studies, epidemiology,...


Zika

by Debora Diniz & Diane Grosklaus Whitty Zed Books (September 15, 2017)

  • The first frontline account of the Zika epidemic. 
  • Much of the coverage of Zika has been alarmist, and focussed on the risks posed to affluent Americans and Olympic athletes. This book corrects this by looking...


Deadly River

by Ralph R. Frerichs ILR Press (April 07, 2016)

In October 2010, nine months after the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti, a second disaster began to unfold—soon to become the world's largest cholera epidemic in modern times. In a country that had...


Pale Rider

by Laura Spinney PublicAffairs (September 12, 2017)

With a death toll between fifty and one hundred million people across the globe, the Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was one of the greatest human disasters of all time. Nevertheless, it exists in our memory as a mere...


Pandemic

by Sonia Shah Sarah Crichton Books (February 15, 2016)

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize | A New York Times Editor's Choice

"[A] grounded, bracingly intelligent study" --Nature

Prizewinning science journalist Sonia Shah presents a startling examination...


Deadliest Enemy

by Michael T. Osterholm & Mark Olshaker Little, Brown and Company (March 14, 2017)

A world-leading epidemiologist shares his stories from the front lines of our war on infectious diseases and explains how to prepare for epidemics that can challenge world order.

Every new development--from exploding...


Keep Out of Reach of Children: Reye's Syndrome, Aspirin, and the Politics of Public Health

by Mark A. Largent Bellevue Literary Press (January 19, 2015)

A modern medical mystery about an illness that ravaged healthy children, changed policy, and vanished before a cause was found