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NATHAN WOLFE is the Lorry I. Lokey Visiting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University and the founder and CEO of Global Viral Forecasting, an independent research institute devoted to early detection and control of epidemics. He holds degrees from Stanford and Harvard and has been published in or profiled by Nature, Science, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Economist, Wired, Discover, Scientific American, NPR, Popular Science, Seed, and Forbes. In 2011 he was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. He lives in San Francisco.
I actually really liked this book. However, I couldn't give it 5 stars because it seemingly wasn't enough. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Daimen S
This book is really a 10 page essay worth of good information and the rest is egocentric, poorly written fluff to fill up a book. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Jesse Dunning
Pandemics have plagued mankind through the ages. Only during the 20th Century have scientists discovered how they can be controlled. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Wayne Dworsky
Great start to the book but it kind of meanders and wanders afterward.Published 2 months ago by Teddy the Dog
I agree entirely with the other reviewer who gave this book 1-star. It reads like a cover letter. With a title like "Viral Storm" and a picture of a face mask on the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Quinn Thornton
I have to admit---I love Dr Nathan Wolfe! He has done so much for the modern world of virology!
That said I found his book very interesting and a great read. Read more
This book is a fascinating discussion of viruses, where they fit into nature (and into us) and how they move from species to species and evolve into new viruses. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ingrid Scott
Reads easily for the curious. Not so scientific that the average reader cannot read it. Good stuff, scary stuff. OOOOO!Published 3 months ago by dawn m milne
Every person on the planet who is interested in global health should read this book. Well written, powerful message, this is the future!Published 5 months ago by Courtney Scott