Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen Paperback Book


Rent Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Author: David Quammen

Narrator: Yen, Jonathan

Format: Unabridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: Brilliance Corporation

Published: Sep 2013

Genre: Medical - Infectious Diseases

Retail Price: $19.99

Discs: 18


A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common: the bugs that transmit these diseases all originate in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover. In this gripping account, David Quammen takes the reader along on this astonishing quest to learn how, where from, and why these diseases emerge and asks the terrifying question: What might the next big one be?

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