The End of Epidemics The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It by Jonathan D. Quick, M.D.

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This is a new hardcover with dust jacket. 2018 St Martins Press.

A leading doctor offers answers to one of the most urgent questions of our time; Hoe can we prevent the next global pandemic? The 2014 ebola epidemic in Liberia terrified the world - and revealed how unprepared we are for the next pandemic. Somewhere in nature, a killer virus is boiling up in the bloodstream of a bird, bat, monkey or pig and getting ready to jump to a human.

In this book, Management Science for Health senior fellow and Harvard Medical School faculty member Dr. Jonathan D. Quick proposes a new seton actions, which he has coined " The Power of Seven", to end epidemics before they can begin. Practical and urgent, the book is crucial reading for citizens, health professionals, and policy makers. He speaks to the need for spending to prevent epidemics, rather than underspending and cutting services, ensuring communication and the crucial need to open and accurate information, how to prevent disease and panic with science and activism along with other ideas sure to change the war we respond and prepare.

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