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Bird Flu: Everything You Need to Know About the Next Pandemic

By: Marc Siegel

202 pages, no illustrations

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Mar 2006 | #160247 | ISBN: 0470038640
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€10 approx

About this book

As bird flu sweeps through Asia, the rest of the world has begun to worry that it might spread west and start infecting humans. As many experts have pointed out, an influenza pandemic is only a matter of time and that time could be now. Or is it? In Bird Flu, Dr. Marc Siegel cuts through the hype, the facts, the fears, and the realities to explain what has the experts so worried and why there's still plenty of reason to be calm.

In his sensible and entertaining style, Siegel looks at the advances we've made in treatments, the research still to be done, and the challenges ahead for Asia to lay out a realistic plan for ending this global threat. While a bird flu outbreak in the United States may or may not happen this year, there's still a great deal of work to be done in readying America for outbreaks of any kind.

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