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  • Resistance

    A Graphic Novel

    by Val McDermid ...
    A gritty, dark tale of infectious disease gone wrong - the timely graphic novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Val McDermid, stunningly illustrated by Kathryn Briggs'A brilliant and timely story, told with McDermid's verve, style and passion. I couldn't stop turning the pages, even when I could barely take the tension. Wonderful.' Denise MinaIt's the summer solstice weekend, and 150,000 ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • What Really Happened In Wuhan

    A Virus Like No Other, Countless Infections, Millions of Deaths

    Walkley Award-winning journalist, Sharri Markson is the Investigations Editor at The Australian and host of prime-time show Sharri on Sky News Australia.The origins of Covid-19 are shrouded in mystery. Scientists and government officials insisted, for a year and a half, that the virus had a natural origin, ridiculing anyone who dared contradict this view. Tech giants swept the internet, censoring ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Contagion Myth

    Why Viruses (including "Coronavirus") Are Not the Cause of Disease

    For readers of Plague of Corruption, Thomas S. Cowan, MD, and Sally Fallon Morell ask the question: are there really such things as "viruses"? Or are electro smog, toxic living conditions, and 5G actually to blame for COVID-19?The official explanation for today’s COVID-19 pandemic is a “dangerous, infectious virus.” This is the rationale for isolating a large portion of the world’s population in ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Spillover

    the powerful, prescient book that predicted the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

    by David Quammen ...
    Read this gripping, timely book about the transmission of deadly viruses from animal to human populations, and how we can fight the current Covid-19 pandemic.WITH A NEW AFTERWORD ON CORONAVIRUSAs globalization spreads and as we destroy the ancient ecosystems, we encounter strange and dangerous infections that originate in animals but that can be transmitted to humans. Diseases that were contained ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Truth About COVID-19

    Exposing The Great Reset, Lockdowns, Vaccine Passports, and the New Normal

    USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly National Bestseller“An eloquent, charismatic, and knowledgeable [critique] of a corrupt system.”****—Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., from the foreword**“Dr. Mercola is a visionary, pioneer, and leader.”**—Del Bigtree, host of The HighwireMultiple New York Times best-selling author Dr. Joseph Mercola and Ronnie Cummins,... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • COVID-19

    What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine

    Australia and New Zealand editionFrom award-winning science journalist Dr Michael Mosley: The story of COVID-19, the greatest public health threat of our time ...This book charts the trajectory of a novel virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread.Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley provides a fascinating and detailed understanding of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Rules of Contagion

    Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop

    An Observer Book of the YearA Times Science Book of the YearA New Statesman Book of the YearA Financial Times Science Book of the Year'Astonishingly bold' Daily Mail'It is hard to imagine a more timely book ... much of the modern world will make more sense having read it.' The TimesWe live in... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Ruby Princess

    by Duncan McNab ...
    In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia.Hours later, 2700 passengers disembarked. Yet in the middle of a pandemic sweeping the planet, there were no health checks. Over the next few days, the passengers got some bad news. The COVID-19 virus had infected some on the ship, and it spread rapidly. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Defeating the Ministers of Death

    The compelling story of vaccination, one of medicine's greatest triumphs

    by David Isaacs ...
    The compelling story of vaccination.We may fear terrorist attacks, but in truth humans have always had far more to fear from infections. In 1919, Spanish flu killed over 50 million people, more than died in both world wars combined. In 1950, an estimated 50 million people caught smallpox worldwide, of whom 10 million died. In 1980, before measles vaccine was widely used, an estimated 2.6 million ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Rabid

    A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus

    A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Deadliest Enemy

    Our War Against Killer Germs

    The USA Today Bestseller'The infectious disease expert who predicted the spread of coronavirus' - Daily Mail'Osterholm has produced a sharp, persuasive and urgent manifesto for how the world needs to think differently about natural threats, offering a blueprint for setting priorities and explaining why the infrastructure of global health needs reconfiguring... Deadliest Enemy will help to set the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Murderous Contagion

    A Human History of Disease

    by Mary Dobson ...
    Disease is the true serial killer of human history: the horrors of bubonic plague, cholera, syphilis, smallpox, tuberculosis and the like have claimed more lives and caused more misery than the depredations of warfare, famine and natural disasters combined.Murderous Contagion tells the compelling and at times unbearably moving story of the devastating impact of diseases on humankind - from the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Plandemic

    Fear Is the Virus. Truth Is the Cure.

    by Mikki Willis ...
    **USA Today BestsellerThe incredible true story of the most banned documentary in history.**Researching the controversy arising after the release of the viral phenomenon known as Plandemic, the most seen and censored documentary in history, an investigative journalist sets out to disprove and debunk claims made throughout the film. Instead, the journalist opens a Pandora’s box to witness firsthand ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Pandemic Century

    A History of Global Contagion from the Spanish Flu to Covid-19

    A Financial Times Best Book of the YearThe most timely and informative history book you will read this year, tracing a century of pandemics, with a new chapter on COVID-19.Ever since the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, scientists have dreamed of preventing catastrophic outbreaks of infectious disease. Yet, despite a century of medical progress, viral and bacterial disasters continue to take us by ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Prevent the Next Pandemic

    by Bill Gates ...
    The COVID-19 pandemic isn't over, but even as governments around the world strive to put it behind us, they're also starting to talk about what happens next. How can we prevent a new pandemic from killing millions of people and devastating the global economy? Can we even hope to accomplish this?Bill Gates believes the answer is yes, and in this book he lays out clearly and convincingly what the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • How to Survive a Pandemic

    From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story: human interaction with animals. Otherwise known as zoonotic diseases for their passage from animals to humans, these pathogens - both pre-existing ones and those newly identified - emerge and re-emerge throughout history, sparking epidemics and pandemics that have resulted in millions of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cholera

    The Victorian Plague

    “[A] fusion of science, social, and medical history . . . fascinating . . . the understanding of and responses to cholera are covered in detail and with sensitivity” —The Victorian WebDiscover the story of the disease that devastated the Victorian population, and brought about major changes in sanitation. Drawing on the latest scientific research and a wealth of archival material, Amanda J. Thomas ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • An Elegant Defense

    The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives

    by Matt Richtel ...
    National Bestseller"Gives you all the context you need to understand the science of immunity. ... An Elegant Defense left me with [a] sense of awe.” —Bill Gates, Gates Notes Summer Reading ListThe Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times journalist "explicates for the lay reader the intricate biology of our immune system" (Jerome Groopman, MD, New York Review of Books)From New York Times<... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

    Understanding how Covid-19 started is more important than we know for the future of humankind.Determining whether the virus came from nature or from a lab will help us to safeguard against the next pandemic.This disease will forever punctuate modern history. It has led to the deaths of millions, sickened hundreds of millions and affected the lives of almost every person on the planet. We now know ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Virusphere: Ebola, AIDS, COVID-19 and the Hidden World of the Virus

    by Frank Ryan ...
    A virologist’s insight into how viruses evolve and why global epidemics are inevitableIn 1993 a previously healthy young man was drowning in the middle of a desert, in fluids produced by his own lungs. This was the beginning of the terrifying Sin Nombre hantavirus epidemic and the start of a scientific journey that would forever change our understanding of what it means to be human.After ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • On Pandemics

    Deadly Diseases from Bubonic Plague to Coronavirus

    Written by a leading epidemiologist, this engrossing book answers our questions about animal diseases that jump to humans – called zoonoses – including why they have become more common in recent history, and what we can do about them.Almost all pandemics and epidemics – including SARS, Ebola and now COVID-19 – have been caused by diseases that come to us from animals. In On Pandemics, David ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Truth About Contagion

    Exploring Theories of How Disease Spreads

    For readers of Plague of Corruption, Thomas S. Cowan, MD, and Sally Fallon Morell ask the question: are there really such things as "viruses"? Or are electro smog, toxic living conditions, and 5G actually to blame for COVID-19?The official explanation for today’s COVID-19 pandemic is a “dangerous, infectious virus.” This is the rationale for isolating a large portion of the world’s population in ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Herd

    how Sweden chose its own path through the worst pandemic in 100 years

    Translated by Alice E. Olsson ...
    In the spring of 2020, as a new and deadly virus rapidly spread across the globe, the world shut down. But a small country in Northern Europe remained open.First, its government instituted no restrictions. Then, it didn’t order the wearing of face masks. While the rest of the world looked on with incredulity, condemnation, admiration, and even envy, a small country in Northern Europe stood alone. ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Preventable

    The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response

    by Andy Slavitt ...
    *** NATIONAL BESTSELLER *“Painfully good. The book could have been called, ‘Outrageous.’ The story Andy Slavitt tells is not just about Trump’s monumental failures but also about the deeper ones that started long before, with our health system, our politics, and more.” --Atul Gawande, author of Being MortalThe definitive, behind-the-scenes look at the U.S. Coronavirus crisis from one of themost ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD