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The Coming Plague
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance | Laurie Garrett
After four decades of assuming that the conquest of all infectous diseases was imminent, people on all continents now find themselves besieged by AIDS, drug-resistant tuberculosis, cholera that defies chlorine water treatment, and exotic viruses that can kill in a matter of hours. Based on extensive interviews with leading experts in virology, molecular biology, disease ecology and medicine, as well as field research in sub-Saharan Africa, Western Euope, Central America and the United States, The Coming Plague takes readers from the savannas of eastern Bolivia to the rain forests of northen Zaire on a harrowing, fifty year journey through our battles with the microbes, and tells us what must be done to prevent the coming plague.
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AnnaK
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Loving this book so much so far, and the little prince likes it as an eye mask

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Alisnazzy
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There are a lot of problematic things in this, but I for sure would‘ve died of the great influenza if I had to avoid libraries with old books 😅

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Alisnazzy
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When you get a little break from mommy duties, you read about plagues, risk a terrible stomach day with a cup of coffee 😅, and listen to the Sigur Ros Pandora station. #KillingIt 😂😂😂

Cathythoughts It has to be done 💫 2y
AmyG Ha! 2y
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Alisnazzy
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I need this relaxation time. 😅😅😅

AmyG I can only think the title of this book does not sound relaxing. ;) 2y
Ashley_Nicoletto A little light reading. 😂😂😂 2y
RealBooks4ever @AmyG I'm with you!! 😬 2y
ApoptyGina69 Eeek! I get freaked out just looking stuff up on WebMD. Glad you have some down time! 👍📚 2y
minkyb Enjoy! 2y
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Alisnazzy
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At the Cleveland Clinic having more tests run on my stomach and I‘ll be here for several hours with lots of wait time between the scans. So a great opportunity to get some quality reading time. I feel like this is a great place to read about infectious diseases lol

Betty Hope the tests reveal results that can be quickly mended 2y
JacqMac Good luck! I hope they figure out what‘s wrong. (Love the book choice. 😂) 2y
LiteraryinLititz Hope the tests give you a clear path forward. 💜 2y
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Chrissyreadit Hope you get answers. What do you think of the book? 2y
Ms_T Hope they‘re able to help you 🤞🏻 2y
minkyb Good luck. Not sure I could “stomach” that book in your current location. Sorry. That was bad. 2y
Cinfhen Good luck today 💚 2y
Sarah83 Hope you get shortly an answer. 🤞 2y
Jas16 Hope everything goes well 🍀 2y
Izai.Amorim Good luck! 2y
rubyslippersreads Hope that title doesn't scare the other patients! 😂 Good luck with your tests. 2y
suvata Best of luck to you 2y
Lcsmcat Good luck! 2y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Good luck with tests, and try not to pour hand sanitizer over yourself after reading that book 2y
UwannaPublishme Feel better! 🤗💕 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 Well Wishes! 2y
Smrloomis Hope the tests are helpful! 🤞🏽 2y
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Alisnazzy
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Well, it looks like I‘m going to be in back-to-back trials for the next 4 weeks, including a First Degree Murder with a Firearm case. So I‘m getting some chill time in while I still can. On to this book that has been raved about on here. #NonFictionLove

Beckys_Books Jury Duty? 2y
Alisnazzy @Beckys_Books I‘m a felony courtroom clerk. This is my new normal lol 2y
Beckys_Books Ok - that is a cool job! 2y
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StephTKO
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No place like evil lair. ☺️

Josie Omg. I want to live there 3y
StephTKO @Josie Best compliment ever lol 3y
Josie @StephTKO it's gorgeous!!! I see a little corner that I can just set up shop in and live happily ever after. You won't even know I'm there 😉 3y
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Lizpixie Very nice! Yours is a lot neater than mine, I have a tendency to stuff whatever's at hand in with my books. Awful habit which I have to break, otherwise I'll run out of room for the things that matter most. More books! 3y
brendanmleonard I'm so jealous. 3y
StephTKO @Lizpixie I spent a whole week of staycation organizing everything. You're right, it's a double edged sword. I can find everything, but I have officially run out of room. 3y
StephTKO @brendanmleonard It's my life's work. I've been collecting these guys since high school. 3y
brendanmleonard Even more jealous - I've had to rebuild my collection at least 3 times! 3y
MatildaBaggins 😍😍 3y
BookFreakOut *SWOON* 3y
Lizpixie @brendanmleonard I know how it feels to realise your books are gone. When the hubster built my library, I catalogued all my books to make a database, and realised forty plus books had disappeared. I now only lend books to people I trust, and they all have bookplates and lending cards that are dated 3y
brendanmleonard @Lizpixie while I've definitely lent out books I wish I hadn't, I did a lot of moving in my 20s and left a lot of books with family or people who later sold/got rid of them...and then the last time, I had to sell a big chunk of my library to pay rent. Luckily, that hasn't happened since 2011! 3y
Lizpixie @brendanmleonard I'm sorry for your loss my man! No one should have to choose between your babies and a roof over your head.😢👋📚🏡 3y
StephTKO @Lizpixie I think I want to start doing this too. I was thinking of getting an embosser. 3y
angrylilasian I dream of having a room like this one day! 3y
Alisnazzy When I get back to west palm, can I just set up shop here? K thanks ☺️ 3y
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