by Sonia Shah
Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize | A New York Times Editor’s Choice
“[A] grounded, bracingly intelligent study” —Nature
Prizewinning science journalist Sonia Shah presents a startling examination of the pandemics that have ravaged humanity—and shows us how history can prepare us to confront the most serious acute global health emergency of our time.
Over the past fifty years, more than three hundred infectious diseases have either emerged or reemerged, appearing in places where they’ve never before been seen.