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Stopping the next pandemic : how COVID-19 can help us save humanity

Author: Deborah Mackenzie
Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Over the last 30 years we learned nearly every lesson needed to stop this coronavirus outbreak in its tracks-- and we heeded almost none of them. The result is a pandemic on a scale never before seen in our lifetimes. MacKenzie lays out the full story of the previous viruses that should have prepared us, the shocking public health failures that paved the way, the failure to contain the outbreak, and most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mackenzie, Debora.
COVID-19.
New York : Hachette Books, 2020
(OCoLC)1148596957
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Mackenzie
ISBN: 9780306924231 0306924234 9780306924989 0306924986
OCLC Number: 1157344585
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 279 pages)
Contents: Could we have stopped this whole thing at the start? --
What are these emerging diseases, and why are they emerging? --
SARS, MERS - you can't say we weren't warned --
Don't blame the bats --
Wasn't the pandemic supposed to be flu? --
So what do we do about disease? --
Things fall apart --
The pandemic that never should have happened - and how to stop the next one
Responsibility: Debora Mackenzie.

Abstract:

Over the last 30 years we learned nearly every lesson needed to stop this coronavirus outbreak in its tracks-- and we heeded almost none of them. The result is a pandemic on a scale never before seen in our lifetimes. MacKenzie lays out the full story of the previous viruses that should have prepared us, the shocking public health failures that paved the way, the failure to contain the outbreak, and most importantly, what we must do to prevent future pandemics

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