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No Time to Lose: A Life In Pursuit Of Deadly Viruses Paperback – May 6, 2013

4.5 out of 5 stars 110 ratings

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Editorial Reviews

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“An invaluable portrait of the evolution of international health in recent decades…We need more people like Peter Piot who will rise to the occasion with spirit and passion.”
- William Bynum, Wall Street Journal

“[A] fascinating account of the complex behavioural responses that epidemics trigger among their human hosts.”
- José Esparza, Nature

“From laboratories to field epidemiology, boardrooms and political chambers, [No Time To Lose] charts an incredibly impactful career in science and the fine arts of diplomacy, communication and political engagement in difficult situations.”
- Chikwe Ihekweazu, Nature

“Insightful.”
- Andrew Jack, Financial Times

“A riveting read.”
- Laurie Garrett, The Lancet

“A timely and accessible memoir…enthralling reading…will appeal to budding young scientists.”
- Booklist (starred review)

“Piot helped assure that affordable drugs revolutionizing AIDS treatment would be available to the poorest victims. He leaves a legacy of change and hope in two worlds―medicine and politics―and an urgent reminder that their cooperation saves lives.”
- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

About the Author

Peter Piot, MD, PhD, is the director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, former undersecretary general of the United Nations, and former executive director of UNAIDS. He lives in London.

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  • Item Weight : 11.2 ounces
  • ISBN-10 : 9780393345513
  • Paperback : 416 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0393345513
  • Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 1 x 8.3 inches
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; 1st Edition (May 6, 2013)
  • ASIN : 0393345513
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110 ratings