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Viral : the search for the origin of COVID-19 / Alina Chan and Matt Ridley.

Chan, Alina, (author.). Ridley, Matt, (author.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Thompson Public Library.

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Thompson Public Library 614.59 Chan (Text to phone) 34038139262356 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063139121
  • ISBN: 006313912X
  • Physical Description: 404 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-390) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The mystery -- The copper mine -- Viruses -- The Wuhan whistleblowers -- The seafood market -- The pangolin papers -- Bats and the virus hunters -- Laboratory leaks -- Gain of function -- The furin cleavage site -- The other eight -- Popsicle origins and the World Health Organization -- Spillover -- Accident -- The origin of Covid-19 -- Truth will out -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.:
In this real-life detective story, a scientist and writer team up to try to discover how a virus whose closest relations live in bats in subtropical China somehow managed to begin spreading among people more than 1,500 kilometers away in Wuhan.
Subject: COVID-19 (Disease) > Etiology.
COVID-19 (Disease)
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-

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