By Carl Zimmer
A Planet of Viruses is Carl Zimmer’s eye-opening examine the hidden international of viruses. Zimmer, the preferred technology author and writer of National Geographic’s award-winning web publication The Loom, has up-to-date this variation to incorporate the tales of latest outbreaks, comparable to Ebola, MERS, and chikungunya virus; new clinical discoveries, reminiscent of a hundred-million-year-old virus that contaminated the typical ancestor of armadillos, elephants, and people; and new findings that exhibit why weather switch could lead to even deadlier outbreaks. Zimmer’s lucid causes and engaging tales show how deeply people and viruses are intertwined. Viruses helped supply upward push to the 1st life-forms, are chargeable for lots of our such a lot devastating illnesses, and should proceed to regulate our destiny for hundreds of years. completely readable, and as reassuring because it is horrifying, A Planet of Viruses is an engaging travel of an impressive hidden world.
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