2021-09-22

Pandemic: A Brief History of Influenza, The Plague, Cholera, and other Infectious Diseases That Have Changed the World; How They Started, How They Ended, ... Learned by Humanity (English Edition)

#1 bestseller in Contemporary History"A thrilling read. As entertaining as it is informative." – New York Readers Circle Our greatest weapon against pandemic is information. Understand why in this definitive account of prior pandemics humanity has faced. Learn how the world’s worst pandemics started, what happened, and how they ended in riveting detail that is all 100% true.A concise but complete account of the world’s worst pandemics, propelled by faithful adherence to scientific and historical evidence, Pandemic delivers a fascinating but sobering read. The lessons learned from previous pandemics provide a roadmap for individuals, governments, and public health officials. Contrary to the frequent claim that “we couldn’t have seen this coming”, humanity’s history of pandemics offers lessons and insights that have never been more relevant. Here is a preview of what you will learn in this guide:Chapter 1: The Plague of Athens, The First Recorded PandemicA breeding ground for disasterThe plague hits AthensWhat was the plague exactly? The plague endsLessons learnedChapter 2: The Bubonic PlagueA bacterial diseaseThe first outbreak - the Justinian PlagueThe plague ends...or does it? The plague returns with a vengeanceHow did doctors treat the plague? The plague’s effect on religionThe plague sparks violenceHow did the plague end? The plague todayChapter 3: CholeraCholera: death by diarrheaThe first pandemicsThe third pandemic: the worst on recordPreventing and treating choleraCholera: a political diseaseLessons learnedChapter 4: Smallpox “Spotted” The Antonine plagueSmallpox in EuropeSmallpox in the AmericasHow did people deal with smallpox? Smallpox todayLessons learnedChapter 5: InfluenzaInfluenza viruses: always changingThe 1918 flu pandemic (the “Spanish Flu”) The flu vaccine and modern treatmentH1N1 in 2009 (the “swine flu”) Lessons learnedChapter 6: HIV/AIDSOriginsHow does HIV/AIDS work? The HIV/AIDS pandemicHIV/AIDS todayLessons learnedChapter 7: How To Prepare For A PandemicWhat will cause the next pandemic? Establish safeguardsRemember the pastAnd So Much More! Grab this book today and be captivated by the compelling stories and valuable lessons of the world’s worst pandemics!


Book Details

Book Title: Pandemic: A Brief History of Influenza, The Plague, Cholera, and other Infectious Diseases That Have Changed the World; How They Started, How They Ended, ... Learned by Humanity (English Edition)

Book Author: Theodore Preston

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ISBN: B087WH75BT