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Pandemics

Epidemics in a Shrinking World (In the News)

by Sarah Weinman

  • 131 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Sciences (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Epidemiology,
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Science & Nature - Disasters,
  • Communicable diseases,
  • Epidemics,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11643475M
    ISBN 101404209751
    ISBN 109781404209756
    OCLC/WorldCa70718364

    Whether peering into a distant past, or a near future, books featuring pandemics have long had a place in the canon. Discussing the longtime fascination with "fables of contagion" in the New.   How pandemics change history. Isaac Chotiner is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he is the principal contributor to Q. & A., a series of interviews with major public figures in politics.   The editors and writers who create books, most based in the U.S. epicenter of the pandemic, New York, and the retailers across the country who put them into customers’ hands are not considered.   When I was asked on my book tour what the next pandemic was likely to be, I replied that most of my sources said it would be influenza. “I never liked lists,” Morse told me now, adding that he.


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