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Three Seconds Until Midnight

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In 1918, a strain of the Influenza virus mutated to transform itself into a rampant pulmonary disease, and it became one of the three deadliest plagues ever recorded in human history. It will happen again, it may involve a strain of flu that is worse, and it will involve population densities that were not a factor in 1918. Under the current U.S. National Pandemic Influenza ...more
Kindle Edition, 936 pages
Published November 3rd 2019
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Bettie
Jun 14, 2020 marked it as wish-list  ·  review of another edition


- "The presence of a large reservoir of SARS-CoV-like viruses in horseshoe bats, together with the culture of eating exotic mammals in southern China, is a time bomb.”

- Read about the scientists who saw COVID-19 coming:
https://theatlantic.com/health/archiv...
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Richard Grebenc
Jun 04, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I purchased this book when all things corona blew up near the middle of March. I plowed through the first half quickly, set it aside for a couple months or more then finished it.

Published in 2019, it is eerily predictive of all that we have seen so far. I am no expert, but the three authors seem to do a thorough (I would say exhaustive) job of covering all the concerns regarding pandemics and possible solutions (or maybe better, mitigations). A great overview with lots of detail and some technic
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Feb 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
I'm not far into the book yet, but will leave a review of what I have read so far so anyone interested in the book will have some information.

The author does a good job of explaining what a virus is, how it works and it is relatively clear for a non science person to understand. He also draws on information from previously written books on pandemics, including the book The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History", which I have already read and is a good book also. Steven
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Terrific book. BUT IT NEEDS AN INDEX!!!
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