Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It
ISBN: 0743203984
EAN13: 9780743203982
Language: English
Publication Date: January 9, 2001
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.20" L x 5.50" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
The author examines the Great Influenza Epidemic of 1918 that killed an estimated 40 to 100 million people in the world, and delves into the mystery that still surrounds it. Kolata takes readers into the lab where scientists today are working with samples of the virus, and addresses the prospects for a recurrence of an equally lethal pandemic.