Thorndike Press

Influenza: The Hundred-Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History

  • Jeremy Brown
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  • ISBN-10: 1432865005
  • ISBN-13: 9781432865009
  • DDC: 614.5
  • Shipping Weight: 1.20 lbs ( .54 kgs)
  • 426 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released August 2019

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On the 100th anniversary of the pandemic of 1918, Jeremy Brown, veteran ER doctor and Director of Emergency Care Research at the National Institutes of Health, explores the troubling and complex history of the flu virus. He breaks down the current dialogue about the disease, explaining the controversy over vaccinations, antiviral drugs, and the federal government’s role in preparing for pandemic outbreaks. Influenza is an enlightening and unnerving look at a deadly virus that has been around longer than people and may be for many more years before we are able to conquer it for good.