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Title:
The devil's flu : the world's deadliest influenza epidemic and the scientific hunt for the virus that caused it
Author:
Davies, Pete, 1959-
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Uniform Title:
Catching cold
Edition:
1st American ed.
Physical Description:
306 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
In 1918, the Spanish flu killed up to 40 million people across the planet. This book recounts the story of this terrible forgotten tragedy and the global scientific community's effort to avert another such disaster.
General Note:
"Originally published in the United Kingdom under the title Catching cold in 1999 by Michael Joseph, a division of the Penguin Group."
Language:
English
Contents:
The Incident in Hong Kong Some New Kind of Plague On the Edge of Life The Frozen Coast Stressed to the Max Respect and Dignity The Language of Life $3,000 and a Shovel Marvellously Humiliating Plug Drugs
ISBN:
9780805066227
Format :
Book

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