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Released: 2012-10-16






The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age by Nathan Wolfe

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“[A] quietly terrifying book. . . . It’s exhausting to not really feel just a little feverish every now and then while studying.” —The Boston Globe

 

In The Viral Storm, award-profitable biologist Nathan Wolfe tells the story of how viruses and human beings have evolved aspect through side via historical past; how lethal viruses like HIV, swine flu, and chicken flu almost wiped us out prior to now; and why up to date life has made our species susceptible to the specter of a world pandemic. He takes readers along on his groundbreaking and ceaselessly unhealthy analysis journeys to disclose the shocking origins of essentially the most lethal diseases and to explain the position that viruses have played in human evolution.

In a world where each new outbreak seems worse than the one prior to, Wolfe factors the best way ahead, as new technologies are delivered to bear to neutralize these viruses and even harness their energy for the nice of humanity. His provocative imaginative and prescient of the long run will trade the best way we consider viruses, and perhaps get rid of a possible chance to humanity's survival.

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Creator: Nathan Wolfe Publisher: St. Martin's Griff.. Binding: Paperback Language: English Pages: 320

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