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Killer Flu

by Jim Poling

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Altitude Publishing (Canada) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Diseases - Contagious,
  • Epidemiology

  • Edition Notes

    Late Breaking Amazing Stories

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8571629M
    ISBN 101554395038
    ISBN 109781554395033

      At the time, there were no effective drugs or vaccines to treat this killer flu strain. Wire service reports of a flu outbreak in Madrid in the spring of . Survivors is a British science fiction television series produced by the depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, the series is not a remake of the s BBC television series Survivors (–), created by Terry Nation, but rather is loosely based Original network: BBC One, BBC HD.

      Coronavirus Is A Killer (But the Spanish Flu Killed Five Times More People Than World War I) Did it impact the end of the so-called Great . He has published numerous articles on the subject of the flu pandemic of and contributed to the PBS documentary Secrets of the Dead: Killer Flu. He is currently at work on the book Fatal Alliance: The Influenza Pandemic of and the Great War. He has a .

    Killer Flu Season 4 Episode 2 | 54m 53s In , a flu pandemic ripped through the global population with such speed and virulence that by the end . Jefferson's America: The President, the Purchase and the Explorers Who Transformed a Nation.


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Fever Year: The Killer Flu of and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.4/5(2).

Fever Year: The Killer Flu of is a graphic novel written and illustrated by Don Brown. It is a general overview of the flu pandemic of It is a general overview of the flu pandemic of Ina devastating influenza epidemic swept across the globe, infecting one-third of the world's population and killing an estimated 50 million people/5().

The scientist reader probably greets Gia Kolata's lucid book Flu with,"been there, know that," but the rest of us can get some mileage out of it.

Kolata takes the flu pandemic and plays it out as a real-life murder mystery, dishing out explanations of virology as well as cultural and historical notes as she follows a variety of characters chase after the by: The flu still so intrigues and frightens experts in the field that ina group of respected scientists journeyed to the Norwegian Arctic Circle in search of the mysterious killer.

In The Devil's Flu, Davies captures the excitement of the hunt and the intense rivalries within the scientific community, and paints a vivid portrait of the eccentric scientists bent on capturing the Cited by: 3.

Erupting in three waves, the killer flu brought about Killer Flu book, political, and economic changes reminiscent of those of the Black Death nearly years earlier. And its impact was global, whereas the Black Death brought disaster largely to Europe and Asia.

The Spanish Flu was, Spinney asserts, "the biggest disaster of the Killer Flu book century."/5(69). The book covers a range of time from the beginning of the flu right up to still lingering questions about what made that particular flu strain so deadly and why it affected the young and healthy as much as the elderly and very young/5.

The Stand is a post-apocalyptic dark fantasy novel written by American author Stephen King and first published in by plot centers on a pandemic of a weaponized strain of influenza that kills almost the entire world population. The few survivors, united in groups, establish a new social system and engage in confrontation with each : Stephen King.

Author Dean Koontz eerily predicted the coronavirus outbreak in his thriller "The Eyes of Darkness." The fictional novel tells the story of a Chinese military lab that creates a new virus to Author: Jessica Napoli. One of the deadliest flu outbreaks in history began in KS and quickly spread to troops at Fort Riley training for WW I.

Within months, at least 20 million people worldwide had died in. The Great Influenza by John Barry is an important book that is equal part history and equal part science discussing the Flu. The book is written almost exclusively about the American impacts towards and from the flu.4/5(K). Fans of the author insisted that his work The Eyes of Darkness, which describes a killer virus named 'Wuhan' after the Chinese city it originated in, predicted the outbreak of COVID   Thriller writer’s book The Eyes of Darkness features a Chinese lab in Wuhan that makes a virus to be used as a biological weapon.

Civilians contract it and become terribly ill. He wasn’t. books based on votes: The Stand by Stephen King, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks, The Andromeda Strain by Michael Cr Home My Books. Responding to sustained interest in this medical mystery, Hunting the Flu presents a detailed account of Kirsty Duncan's experiences as she organized an international, multi-discipline scientific expedition to exhume the bodies of a group of Norwegian miners buried in Svalbard, all victims of the flu virus.

Constant throughout is her 5/5(2). When people begin to fall ill, most Americans don’t suspect influenza. The flu is known to be dangerous to the very old, young, or frail. But the Spanish flu is exceptionally violent.

Soon, thousands of people succumb. Then tens of thousands hundreds of thousands and more. Graves can’t be dug quickly : HMH Books. “Influenza by Dr.

Jeremy Brown vividly reminds us that the flu has been one of the great ravages of our time. Read this important and comprehensive book to learn what happened a century ago, and how we continue to try and overcome this ever-present and mutating killer.” —Sandeep Jauhar, New York Times bestselling author of Heart: A HistoryReleased on: Octo   Killer Flu Reconstructed Scientists have pieced together the virus that caused the deaths of tens of millions of people in the flu pandemic.

The work is providing new insights into how a strain of flu can become so lethal. Unlike now, when reports of new bird flu outbreaks in south-east Asia are closely monitored by the World Health Organisation, there was no early warning system. Consequently, when it was reported in May that King Alfonso XIII was ill in Madrid, most people dismissed the Spanish flu as a joke.

The Killer Flu of A Philadelphia Story The brutal toll taken by the flu that clai lives in the city has not been forgotten.

Fever Year: The Killer Flu of Don Brown. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $ (96p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Act II, the bulk of the book. The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Plague in History (originally subtitled The Epic Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History) is a nonfiction book by John M.

Barry that examines the flu pandemic, the worst pandemic in focuses on what was occurring in the United States at the time and attempts to place it against the background of Publisher: Viking Press.President Grant’s signature on the 15th Amendment enshrined his vision of a post-Civil War America.

Hollywood’s Secret Weapon. A new documentary, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, unearths the movie star’s World War II invention, an ingenious forerunner of high-tech communications.

Director Alexandra Dean loops us in.Capitalizing on the “flu” part of Spanish flu helped vaccine manufacturers procure billion dollar checks from governments, even though scientists knew at the time that bacterial pneumonia was the real killer. It is not my opinion that bacterial pneumonia was the real killer – thousands of autopsies confirm this fact.