Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a fascinating look at the history and science of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic and the chances for another worldwide pandemic.In spring of 1918, World War I was underway, and troops at Fort Riley, Kansas, found themselves felled by influenza By

Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond

Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and BeyondScientists agree that a pathogen is likely to cause a global pandemic in the near future But which one And how n nOver the past fifty years, than three hundred infectious diseases have either newly emerged or reemerged, appearing in territories where they ve never been seen before Ninety perc

Koors

KoorsNico Storm and his father Willem drive a truck filled with essential supplies through a desolate land They are among the few in South Africa and the world, as far as they know to have survived a devastating virus which has swept through the country Their world turned upside down, Nico realizes t

Kingdom of Needle and Bone

Kingdom of Needle and BoneWe live in an age of wonders n nModern medicine has conquered or contained many of the diseases that used to carry children away before their time, reducing mortality and improving health Vaccination and treatment are widely available, not held in reserve for the chosen few There are still monsters

White Plague (Joe Rush, #1)

White Plague (Joe Rush, #1)In the frozen waters of the Arctic, Marine bioterror expert Joe Rush races to save a submarine crew from a lethal threat The pleas for help stopped coming just after five in the morning, Washington time The Pentagon staffers cleared for handling sensitive messages sat in horror for a moment and