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The Black: Outbreak
Author: Paul E. Cooley
Publisher: Severed Press
ISBN: 1925493245
Pages: 280
Year: 2016-05-08
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When a Centers for Disease Control quarantine fails at Ben Taub Hospital, a Houston SWAT Team is sent in to secure the facility. What they find is destruction and death. Trapped in the hospital, cut off from the world, a mysterious voice on the radio is all they have to guide them. They're no longer on a mission to quarantine the remaining inhabitants. Instead, they have to destroy a multiplying menace that could infect the world before the Federal Government enacts a final solution. Outbreak is a standalone, parallel story to both the 2015 Parsec Award Winning Novel The Black and The Black: Arrival. A winning mashup of action and horror, Outbreak is a suspenseful thriller that will keep you guessing at what's around the next corner.
Outbreak! Plagues That Changed History
Author: Bryn Barnard
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307489256
Pages: 48
Year: 2011-10-26
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“An engrossing introduction for young adult readers to the chillingly topical subject of man vs. microbe.” —The Wall Street Journal Did the Black Death destroy medieval Europe? Did cholera pave the way for modern Manhattan? Did yellow fever help end the slave trade? Remarkably, the answer to all of these questions is yes. Time and again, diseases have impacted the course of human history in surprisingly powerful ways. From influenza to smallpox, from tuberculosis to yellow fever, Bryn Barnard describes the symptoms and paths of the world’s worst diseases—and how the epidemics they spawned have changed history forever. Filled with fascinating, often gory details about disease and history, Outbreak! is a wonderful combination of science and history. From the Hardcover edition.
Outbreak
Author: Robin Cook
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110120348X
Pages: 352
Year: 1988-02-01
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Murder and intrigue reach epidemic proportions when a devastating plague sweeps the country. Dr. Marissa Blumenthal of the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control investigates--and soon uncovers the medical world's deadliest secret...
A TRUE STORY: Pneumonic Plague Outbreak!
Author: Susan Fadler
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1365589978
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Year: 2017-01-20
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It was 1994 and my family and I were living in Chinle, a town at the mouth of Canyon de Chelly on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Northern Arizona. We'd been there a little over 4 years at that point. It was a Tuesday morning and I was helping out the vet, which I did every week. She drove a mobile unit from Gallup, New Mexico, to spay and neuter dogs and cats. I encouraged boys and girls and their families to bring their pets in to see the vet when she was available. I did this by visiting classrooms during the week and talking about the proper health and welfare of their pets. It was always amazing to see kids actually bring their pets in dragging their parents along! That particular day, it was late afternoon when a Navajo woman and her 3 children came in with their cat. She was unaware of the danger. We all were, that is, until I unwrapped the blanket and saw the cat. I still have chills that run down my spine when I remember the buboes. It was a life altering moment for me and it can happen ANYWHERE.
Outbreak!
Author: Bryn Barnard
Publisher: Dragonfly Books
ISBN: 0553522221
Pages: 48
Year: 2015-08
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Explores how major medical events and plagues impacted society and forever changed the course of history, including a review of the black plague and its affects on the feudal system and yellow fever and its impact on the slave trade. By the author of Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters That Changed History.
Poisoned
Author: Jeff Benedict
Publisher: February Books
ISBN: 0988797941
Pages: 301
Year: 2015-01-11
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The true story of what happened when E. coli came to dinner in America and how it changed fast food.
The Outbreak of the First World War
Author: Jack S. Levy, John A. Vasquez
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107042453
Pages: 324
Year: 2014-04-03
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Brings together leading historians and international relations scholars to debate the causes of the First World War.
The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890
Author: James Mooney
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 496
Year: 1896
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Contagious
Author: Priscilla Wald
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822341530
Pages: 373
Year: 2008-01-09
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DIVShows how narratives of contagion structure communities of belonging and how the lessons of these narratives are incorporated into sociological theories of cultural transmission and community formation./div
Deadly Outbreaks
Author: Alexandra M. Levitt
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510705260
Pages: 256
Year: 2015-09-22
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“Portrays epidemiologists as disease detectives who tirelessly hunt for clues and excel at deductive reasoning. Even Sherlock Holmes would be proud of this astute group of professionals.”—Booklist Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists and doctors. Vaccines and antibiotics, the mainstays of modern medicine, have not been able to conquer infectious microbes because of their amazing ability to adapt, evolve, and spread to new places. Terrorism aside, one of the greatest dangers from infectious disease we face today is from a massive outbreak of drug-resistant microbes. Deadly Outbreaks recounts the scientific adventures of a special group of intrepid individuals who investigate these outbreaks around the world and figure out how to stop them. Part homicide detective, part physician, these medical investigators must view the problem from every angle, exhausting every possible source of contamination. Any data gathered in the field must be stripped of human sorrows and carefully analyzed into hard statistics. Author Alexandra Levitt, PhD, is an expert on emerging diseases and other public health threats. Here she shares insider accounts she’s collected that go behind the alarming headlines we’ve seen in the media: mysterious food poisonings, unexplained deaths at a children’s hospital, a strange neurologic disease afflicting slaughterhouse workers, flocks of birds dropping dead out of the sky, and drug-resistant malaria running rampant in a refugee camp. Meet the resourceful investigators—doctors, veterinarians, and research scientists—and discover the truth behind these cases and more. This edition features a new introduction by the author!
Black Virus
Author: Shanta Pablo
Publisher:
ISBN: 0995264104
Pages: 266
Year: 2016-12-15
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A thrilling viral outbreak adventure with strong female leads, LGBTQ characters, highly diverse roster and gripping personal drama.
The Black
Author: Paul E. Cooley
Publisher: Severed Press
ISBN: 1925225119
Pages: 241
Year: 2014-09-19
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Under 30,000 feet of water, the exploration rig Leaguer has discovered an oil field larger than Saudi Arabia, with oil so sweet and pure, nations would go to war for the rights to it. But as the team starts drilling exploration well after exploration well in their race to claim the sweet crude, a deep rumbling beneath the ocean floor shakes them all to their core. Something has been living in the oil and it's about to give birth to the greatest threat humanity has ever seen. "The Black" is a techno/horror-thriller that puts the horror and action of movies such as Leviathan and The Thing right into readers' hands. Ocean exploration will never be the same."
The Black Death in Egypt and England
Author: Stuart J. Borsch
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292783175
Pages: 207
Year: 2009-09-15
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Throughout the fourteenth century AD/eighth century H, waves of plague swept out of Central Asia and decimated populations from China to Iceland. So devastating was the Black Death across the Old World that some historians have compared its effects to those of a nuclear holocaust. As countries began to recover from the plague during the following century, sharp contrasts arose between the East, where societies slumped into long-term economic and social decline, and the West, where technological and social innovation set the stage for Europe's dominance into the twentieth century. Why were there such opposite outcomes from the same catastrophic event? In contrast to previous studies that have looked to differences between Islam and Christianity for the solution to the puzzle, this pioneering work proposes that a country's system of landholding primarily determined how successfully it recovered from the calamity of the Black Death. Stuart Borsch compares the specific cases of Egypt and England, countries whose economies were based in agriculture and whose pre-plague levels of total and agrarian gross domestic product were roughly equivalent. Undertaking a thorough analysis of medieval economic data, he cogently explains why Egypt's centralized and urban landholding system was unable to adapt to massive depopulation, while England's localized and rural landholding system had fully recovered by the year 1500.
Outbreak of the Plague at Sydney, 1900
Author: Sydney (N.S.W.). Chief Medical Officer
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 81
Year: 1900
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Rise and Progress of the Bloody Outbreak at Harper's Ferry
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Pages: 20
Year: 1859
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