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Infectious Diseases

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  • 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

  • Breathtaking

    ‘The UK's human story of Covid' Stylist ‘A beautiful, blistering account of a key moment in our history' Sunday Times

    by Rachel Clarke ...
    'Rachel takes the worst life can throw at us and shows us the beauty in it' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to HurtIncluded in Best Books to read in 2021 pieces in the Sunday Times, Guardian, Financial Times, New Stateman, Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Evening Standard, The Tablet, Sunday Business Post, Irish Times, iPaper and Stylist Online.How does it feel to confront a pandemic from the inside ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Our Malady

    Lessons in Liberty and Solidarity

    A virus is not human, but the reaction to it is a measure of humanity.America has not measured up well. Tens of thousands are dead for no reason. America is supposed to be about freedom, yet illness and fear make its citizens less free. After all, freedom is meaningless if we are too ill to think about our right to happiness or too weak to pursue it. So, if a government is making its people ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe

    'Magisterial ... Immensely readable' Douglas Alexander, Financial TimesA compelling history of catastrophes and their consequences, from 'the most brilliant British historian of his generation' (The Times)Disasters are inherently hard to predict. But when catastrophe strikes, we ought to be better prepared than the Romans were when Vesuvius erupted or medieval Italians when the Black Death struck. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Human-Animal Medicine - E-Book

    Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and Other Shared Health Risks

    Human-Animal Medicine is an innovative reference exploring the unprecedented convergence of human, animal, and environmental health, triggering global pandemics and requiring new clinical paradigms. The "One Health" approach calls for greater communication and cooperation between human health care providers, public health professionals, and veterinarians to better address vital issues of emerging ... Read more

    $103.72 AUD

  • Pale Rider

    The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

    by Laura Spinney ...
    Read the devastating story of the Spanish flu - the twentieth century's greatest killer – and discover what it can teach us about the current Covid-19 pandemic.'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story... Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918–1920 was the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Great Influenza

    The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

    by John M Barry ...
    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Everything you need to know about one of the deadliest outbreaks in human history' Bill Gates'Easily our fullest, richest, most panoramic history of the subject' New York Times Book ReviewIn 1918, the world faced the deadliest pandemic in human history. What can the story of the so-called Spanish Flu teach us about the fight against present ... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Ghost Map

    A Street, an Epidemic and the Hidden Power of Urban Networks.

    In Ghost Map Steven Johnson tells the story of the terrifying cholera epidemic that engulfed London in 1854, and the two unlikely heroes – anaesthetist Doctor John Snow and affable clergyman Reverend Henry Whitehead – who defeated the disease through a combination of local knowledge, scientific research and map-making.In telling their extraordinary story, Johnson also explores a whole world of ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $21.55 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 Great Mortality

    An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time

    by John Kelly ...
    “Powerful, rich with details, moving, humane, and full of important lessons for an age when weapons of mass destruction are loose among us.” — Richard Rhodes, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic BombThe Great Plague is one of the most compelling events in human history—even more so now, when the notion of plague has never loomed larger as a contemporary public concern.The ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Viral Storm

    The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age

    'Wolfe has an important story to tell and as a virologist at the forefront of pandemic forecasting, he is the perfect person to tell it' GuardianIn The Viral Storm award-winning biologist Nathan Wolfe - known as 'the Indiana Jones of virus hunters' for his work in jungles and rain forests across the world - shows why we are so vulnerable to a global pandemic.The Viral Storm examines how viruses ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Rules of Contagion

    Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop

    series Wellcome Collection
    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

    $11.98 AUD

  • Corona, False Alarm?

    Facts and Figures

    Does the race for vaccine development make sense? What are the chances of success? Will the vaccine be safe? Will people accept it??In June 2020, Corona, False Alarm? exploded into the German market, selling 200,000 copies and 75,000 e-books in the first six weeks.No other topic dominates our attention as much as coronavirus and COVID-19, the infectious disease it triggers. There’s been a global ... Read more

    $17.92 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

  • Public Health

    Local and Global Perspectives

    Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives provides students with a comprehensive overview of Australian and international public health issues and contexts. It introduces the discipline of public health and aims to deepen students' understanding of the determinants of health, historical and theoretical perspectives of public health, current health research and evidence-based practice. This ... Read more

    $57.96 AUD

  • Essential Epidemiology

    An Introduction for Students and Health Professionals

    series Essential Medical Texts for Students and Trainees
    The new edition of this popular textbook remains a clear and practical introduction to epidemiology for students in all areas of health. By emphasising the role of epidemiology across a broad range of health monitoring and research, it gives students an understanding of the fundamental principles common to all areas of epidemiology. It also integrates the study of infectious and chronic diseases ... Read more

    $56.09 AUD

  • Herbal Antibiotics, 2nd Edition

    Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-resistant Bacteria

    With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. Herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and contraindications of each. ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Nemesis

    by Philip Roth ...
    It's the sweltering summer of 1944, and Newark is in the grip of a terrifying epidemic.Decent, athletic twenty-three year old playground director Bucky Cantor is devoted to his charges and ashamed with himself because his weak eyes have excluded him from serving in the war alongside his contemporaries. As polio begins to ravage Bucky's playground - child by helpless child - Roth leads us through ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Discover Magazine's Vital Signs

    True Tales of Medical Mysteries, Obscure Diseases, and Life-Saving Diagnoses

    “Vital Signs,” a popular column featured in Discover Magazine, has long been a favorite of readers, showcasing, each month, fascinating new tales of strange illnesses and diseases that baffle doctors and elude diagnosis. Each tale is true and borders on the unbelievable. It’s no wonder that throughout the years the column has become an unofficial textbook for medical students, interns, doctors, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The 21-Day Immunity Plan

    The Sunday Times bestseller - 'A perfect way to take the first step to transforming your life' - From the Foreword by Tom Watson

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**'Brilliant! It's hard to change your life - but this book gives you all the reasons it's possible. From the first page to the last, one revelation after another.'JEREMY VINE'Brilliant . . . especially required reading in these COVID-19 days'LIZ EARLE'Metabolism, inflammation, and immunity are three sides of the same coin. Fix one and you fix them all. Dr ... ... Read more

    $11.99 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

  • The Doctor Who Fooled the World

    Andrew Wakefield’s war on vaccines

    by Brian Deer ...
    A reporter uncovers the secrets behind the scientific scam of the century.The news breaks first as a tale of fear and pity. Doctors at a London hospital claim a link between autism and a vaccine given to millions of children: MMR. Young parents are terrified. Immunisation rates slump. And as a worldwide ‘anti-vax’ movement kicks off, old diseases return to sicken and kill.But a veteran reporter ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD