By Nathan D. Wolfe
Do you think that you recognize all in regards to the hazard of a world pandemic? The chance can be a long way more than we had ever imagined. during this vital new ebook, award-winning biologist Nathan Wolfe examines the realm of viruses and issues the way in which ahead, analyzing how new applied sciences might be delivered to endure within the such a lot distant components of the realm to neutralize those viruses or even harness their energy for the great of humanity.
Wolfe's examine missions to the jungles of Africa and the rain forests of Borneo have earned him the nickname 'the Indiana Jones of virus hunters', and the following he is taking readers alongside on his groundbreaking and sometimes harmful study journeys to bare the brilliant origins of the main lethal illnesses and to provide an explanation for the function that viruses have performed in human evolution.
In The Viral typhoon, Wolfe tells the tale of ways viruses and people have advanced aspect via aspect via background; how lethal viruses like HIV, swine flu, and chook flu nearly wiped us out long ago; and why glossy existence has made our species at risk of the specter of a world pandemic. His provocative imaginative and prescient of the longer term will swap the way in which we predict approximately viruses, and should even eliminate a possible danger to the survival of humanity itself.