Cover image for Biography of resistance : the epic battle between people and pathogens
Title:
Biography of resistance : the epic battle between people and pathogens
Author:
Zaman, Muhammad H. (Muhammad Hamid), author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
Physical Description:
viii, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
"Superbugs, born of antibiotic resistance, are a growing global health crisis. Award-winning educator and researcher at Boston University Muhammad Zaman, Ph. D. tells the story about how we got here and what we must do to combat this threat that connects us all"--
Language:
English
Contents:
What we're up against -- Fifty million dead -- Time and space -- Friends in far places -- Near the seed vault -- Keys to Karachi -- War and peace -- From the phages of history -- Sulfa and the war -- Mold juice -- Tablets from tears -- The new pandemic -- The man in the blue Mustang -- Honeymoon -- Mating bacteria -- S is for Soviet -- The Navy boys -- From animals to humans -- The Norwegian salmon -- Closer to Sydney than to Perth -- A classless problem -- The stubborn wounds of war -- Counting the dead -- Clues in the sewage -- X is for extensive -- Too much or too little? -- Visa not required -- The dry pipeline -- New ways to do old business -- A three-hundred-year-old idea -- Spoonful of sugar -- Conflict inside the cells -- Security or service? -- One world, one health -- Bankers, doctors, and diplomats.
ISBN:
9780062862976
Format :
Book