Viruses

Viruses are big news.

Viruses

Viruses are big news. From pandemics such as HIV, swine flu, and SARS, we are constantly being bombarded with information about new lethal infections. In this Very Short Introduction, Dorothy Crawford demonstrates from their discovery and the unravelling of their intricate structures, how clever these entities really are.

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Viruses
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Dorothy H. Crawford
Categories: Medical virology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Viruses are big news. From pandemics such as HIV, swine flu, and SARS, we are constantly being bombarded with information about new lethal infections. In this Very Short Introduction, Dorothy Crawford demonstrates from their discovery and the unravelling of their intricate structures, how clever these entities really are.
Viruses: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Dorothy Crawford
Categories: Medical virology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-22 - Publisher:

Viruses are everywhere, and as the COVID-19 pandemic has shown, cannot be ignored. From their discovery to the unravelling of their intricate structures, this Very Short Introduction provides a rounded and concise account of the nature of viruses, how they attack their hosts, and the efforts to control them.
Viruses: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Dorothy H. Crawford
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Viruses are big news. From pandemics such as HIV, to swine flu, and SARS, we are constantly being bombarded with information about new lethal infections. In this Very Short Introduction Dorothy Crawford demonstrates how clever these entities really are. From their discovery and the unravelling of their intricate structures, Crawford
Infectious Disease
Language: en
Pages: 117
Authors: Marta L. Wayne, Benjamin M. Bolker
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this Very Short Introduction Benjamin Bolker and Marta L. Wayne explore the world of infectious disease, from viruses and bacteria to protists and fungi. Taking an ecological and evolutionary viewpoint, they use case studies to explore how outbreaks are managed and how newly emergent strains might be controlled.
Viruses
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Dorothy H. Crawford
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-05 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Humans have long faced an invisible enemy in the form of deadly viruses, and the COVID-19 pandemic shows what devastation they can wreak. As we face the prospect of more such viruses emerging, this major new edition of Dorothy Crawford's work explains the nature of viruses, how they cause disease,