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"From the author of The Fever, a wide-ranging inquiry into the origins of pandemics Interweaving history, original reportage, and personal narrative, Pandemic explores the origins of epidemics, drawing parallels between the story of cholera-one of history's most disruptive and deadly pathogens-and the new pathogens that stalk humankind today, from Ebola and avian influenza to drug-resistant superbugs. More than three hundred infectious diseases...
"Today epidemiologists, often called "disease detectives," have the benefit of advanced technologies to help them track infections. Scientists are able to uncover and understand the causes of disease, thereby saving untold millions of lives." --
5) Womb City
When a drug-fueled evening causes her to commit a desperate crime, daring to hope she can keep one last secret, Nelah, as the ghost of her victim hunts down the people she loves, must unravel the political conspiracy they were on the verge of exposing--or risk losing everyone.