Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

We are facing an overwhelming army of deadly, invisible enemies. We need a plan -- before it's too late.Unlike natural disasters, whose destruction is concentrated in a limited area over a period of days, and illnesses, which have devastating effects but are limited to individuals and their families, infectious disease has the terrifying power to disrupt everyday life on a...

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Title:Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs
Author:Michael T. Osterholm
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ISBN:0316343692
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:352 pages

Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs Reviews

  • Steve
    Feb 05, 2017
    Great science writing and a fascinating storyThere have been several books recently published about the microbiome and how we coexist with it. This book is definitely not about coexistence; it is about how the microbial world is trying to kill us and how we can fight back. It’s about epidemiolo...
  • Rachel Blakeman
    Apr 04, 2017
    There have been a few titles on infectious disease in the past year. If you have already read those, you probably won't learn much new from this one. Our biggest public health infectious disease threats remain the same old same old: flu, malaria, HIV, new emerging viruses and antibiotic resistance. ...
  • Jeanette
    Apr 20, 2017
    It's an ominous read. Truly. This is more a 3.5 star because of the "tone". Smug? He says he is accused of being arrogant. Oh his is not a voice of shy estimation, but of exponential estimations. Truthful and instructive. But truly, also fairly stark rapidly approaching horrific tragedy. The future ...