Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

David Quammen
4.4/5 (16834 ratings)
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?
Language
English
Pages
592
Format
Paperback
Publisher
W. W. Norton Company
Release
September 09, 2013
ISBN
0393346617
ISBN 13
9780393346619

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

David Quammen
4.4/5 (16834 ratings)
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?
Language
English
Pages
592
Format
Paperback
Publisher
W. W. Norton Company
Release
September 09, 2013
ISBN
0393346617
ISBN 13
9780393346619

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