The Science of PandemicsRick Edwards
2 April 2020
Published by Atlantic Books
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.