Book Reviews of Flu : The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It

Flu : The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It
Flu The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It
Author: Gina Kolata
ISBN-13: 9780374157067
ISBN-10: 0374157065
Publication Date: 11/19/1999
Pages: 256
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Book Type: Hardcover
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I enjoyed this book. It can sometimes be a bit long, but if you like medical investigative writing, Kolata's pretty good.
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An interesting overview of the 1918 flu epidemic and what it could mean to the modern world.
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This is a very scary book...because it is true.
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Fascinating. Very accurate account woven with historical information.
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Fascinating history of the great flu pandemic, how and why it happened, and whether it might happen again.
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A good medical mystery that is not completely solved today. Well written and researched with an updated epilogue that discusses recent bird flu scares.