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Deadliest Enemy

Our War Against Killer Germs

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Deadliest Enemy by Michael T. Osterholm
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Every new development--from exploding human and animal populations to trade and travel--intensifies our susceptibility to a devastating epidemic. Ironically, a pandemic on the scale of the 1918 flu that killed perhaps a hundred million people would be deadlier today, despite a century of medical advances. As the current Zika epidemic proves, we are wholly unprepared for these diseases. So what can-and must--we do to protect ourselves against mankind's Deadliest Enemy? Separating experience-borne fact from mindless fear, Michael Osterholm and Mark Olshaker detail the plans and resources that must be in place when the unthinkable becomes the inevitable. DEADLIEST ENEMY is high scientific drama, a chronicle of mystery and discovery, a reality check, and a plan of action.

Author Biography

Mark Olshaker is a critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author or coauthor of fourteen nonfiction books and novels, including Virus Hunter, and an Emmy-winning filmmaker with specialties in both public health and criminal justice.
Release date NZ
March 14th, 2017
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Little, Brown & Company
Pages
304
Dimensions
154x241x30
ISBN-13
9780316343695
Product ID
25628405

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