A disease is a particular abnormal condition, a disorder of a structure or function, that affects part or all of an organism. The causal study of disease is called pathology. Disease is often construed as a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs.

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The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid
Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History
Keeping the City Going
The End of October
Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them
Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918
Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World
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Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs
Kingdom of Needle and Bone
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Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague
Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic
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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
Fever 1793
The Fault in Our Stars
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic That Shaped Our History
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
The Demon in the Freezer
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time
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Still Alice
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205 books — 49 voters
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