Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 December 2016

176 Pages | 10


ISBN: 9780199340071

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Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction

Christian W. McMillen

Very Short Introductions

  • Describes all the major pandemics in human history, including plague, tuberculosis, malaria, smallpox, cholera, and HIV/AIDS
  • Deftly combines scientific explanations with historical and cultural analysis
  • Deals with current discussions over epidemic disease, such as the recent Ebola epidemic, the Zika virus, and the continued concern about avian flu