1 About Infectious Disease

Module 1


  • Where did Viruses Come From?, PBS Eons
  • Defining Emerging and Reemerging Diseases, Resources for the Future
  • Smallpox: Pox Americana, By Elizabeth Fenn
  • Cholera: The Ghost Map, by Steven Johnson
  • Plague: John Kelly, The Great Mortality
  • Influenza: John Barry, The Great Influenza
  • The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox, Jennifer Lee Carrell
  • Twelve Diseases that Changed Our World, Irwin W. Sherman
  • The Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague, Geraldine Brooks
  • Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It, Gina Kolata