The Science of Pandemics

Rick Edwards

RRP: £0.99

2 April 2020

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781838952396

From the bestselling authors behind Science(ish) and Hollywood Wants to Kill You

A fascinating free ebook about the science of viruses – all told through the Hollywood blockbuster Contagion.

Viruses can spread faster than fear – but where do they come from? What makes them so powerful? And how do we stop them spreading like wildfire?

With wit and intelligence, Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks explore the science of pandemics, from the Black Death to the Coronavirus. Packed with illustrations and fascinating facts, Contagion is a captivating handbook to the real science behind the greatest public health emergency of recent times.