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Outbreak : plagues that changed history —Barnard, Bryn.
Book
2005
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The story of epidemics that have transformed human society, focusing on six of the most extraordinary: bubonic plague, smallpox, tuberculosis, cholera, yellow fever, and influenza.

Get well soon : history's worst plagues and the heroes who fought them —Wright, Jennifer Ashley, 1986- author.
Book
2017
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"A humorous book about history's worst plagues from the Antonine Plague, to leprosy, to polio and the heroes who fought them In 1518, in a small town in France, Frau Troffea began dancing and didn't stop. She danced hers...

Epidemic —Ward, Brian R.
Book
2000
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Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics.

Plagues, pox, and pestilence —Platt, Richard.
Book
2011
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The story of deadly diseases told by the pests that spread the germs.

Outbreak plagues that changed history —Barnard, Bryn.
Ebook
2011

Describes symptoms and paths of deadly diseases that have impacted the course of human history. Explores how major medical events and plagues impacted society and forever changed the course of history, including a review...

The pandemic century : one hundred years of panic, hysteria, and hubris —Honigsbaum, Mark, author.
Book
2020
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"How can we understand the COVID-19 pandemic? Ever since the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, scientists have dreamed of preventing such catastrophic outbreaks of infectious disease. Yet despite a century of medical prog...

Pandemics : a very short introduction —McMillen, Christian W., 1969- author.
Book
2016
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"The 2014 Ebola epidemic demonstrated the power of pandemics and their ability not only to destroy lives locally but also to capture the imagination and terrify the world. Christian W. McMillen provides a concise yet com...

Purple death : the mysterious flu of 1918 —Getz, David.
Book
2000
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An illustrated overview of the onset, progress, and effects of the flu epidemic of 1918, which resulted in the deaths of more than half a million people

Patient zero : solving the mysteries of deadly epidemics —Peters, Marilee, 1968-
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2014
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Follows the work of the men and women who solved the mystery of seven killer epidemics, including yellow fever, typhoid, and ebola.

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