Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

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Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic Author David Quammen
ISBN-10 0393346617
ISBN-13 9780393346619
Year 2013-09-09
Pages 592
Language English
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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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 account David Quammen takes the reader along on this astonishing quest to learn how where from and why these diseases emerge and asks the terrifying question What might the next big one be

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