A masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerging human diseases spillover is fascinating and terrifying a real life thriller with an outcome that affects us all elizabeth kolbert author of the sixth extinction in 2020 the novel coronavirus gripped the world in a global pandemic and led to the death of hundreds of thousands. The next big human pandemic the next disease cataclysm perhaps on the scale of aids or the 1918 influenza is likely to be caused by a new virus coming to humans from wildlife experts call such an event spillover and they warn us to brace ourselves david quammen has tracked this subject from the jungles of central africa the rooftops of bangladesh and the caves of southern china to the laboratories where researchers work in space suits to study lethal viruses he illuminates the . Ebola sars hendra aids and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common the bugs that transmit these diseases all originate in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover in this gripping account david quammen takes the listener along on this astonishing quest to learn how where from and why these diseases emerge and asks the terrifying question what might the next big one be. Animal infections and the next human pandemic originalverlag w w norton company paperback klappenbroschur 560 seiten 135 x 215 cm mit abbildungen isbn 978 3 570 55444 9 erschienen am 11 mai 2020 lieferstatus dieser titel ist lieferbar leserstimmen spillover ich bin enttauscht von hermann kunze aus kronburg illerbeuren 08122020 ich hatte 2015 das buch die neuen
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