Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know(r)

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$16.95
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.42 X 8.36 X 0.7 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780199898121

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About the Author


Peter C. Doherty is Chairman of the Department of Immunology at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, and a Laureate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: Advice for Young Scientists, Their
Fate is Our Fate: How Birds Foretell Threats to Our Health and Our World, published in Australia as Sentinel Chickens: What Birds Tell us About Our health and the World; and A Light History of Hot Air.

Reviews


"A gem of a book... Relevant biological, epidemiological and political concepts are explained and scientific cant illuminated in Q and A diversions.These include a most clear and pertinent prΓ©cis of what immunity means, which is no mean feat. At the same time Doherty is not above asking (and then answering) earthier questions such as: 'What is snot?'" - Adam Jenney, COSMOS Magazine