Plagues, Pandemics and Viruses: From the Plague of Athens to Covid 19

Editor/Author Quinlan, Heather E.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-57-859704-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 205
Book Status: Available
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Plagues, Pandemics, and Viruses: From the Plague of Athens to Covid 19 is an enlightening, and sometimes frightening, recounting of the destruction wrought by disease, but it also looks at what man has done and can do to overcome even the deadliest and bleakest of contagions.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. The Beginning of the End
  • 2. Early Medicine
  • 3. The Black Death
  • 4. The Plagues of London
  • 5. Plagues of Africa and the Tropics
  • 6. Smallpox in the New World
  • 7. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • 8. Addiction
  • 9. Do-or-Die Battles
  • 10. The 1918 Flu
  • 11. Coronaviruses
  • 12. Living with Pathogens
  • Further Reading