The premonition : a pandemic story / Michael Lewis.
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- ISBN: 9780393881554
- ISBN: 0393881555
- Physical Description: xv, 304 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 
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|Subject:||COVID-19 (Disease) > Forecasting.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Research.
Coronavirus infections > China > Wuhan Shi.
COVID-19 (Disease) > United States.
Public health > United States.
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|505||0||.||‡aIntroduction: The missing Americans -- PART 1. Prologue: The looking glass ; Dragon ; The making of a public-health officer ; The pandemic thinker ; Stopping the unstoppable ; Clairvoyance -- PART 2. The red phone ; The redneck epidemiologist ; In Mann Gulch ; The L6 -- PART 3. The bug in the system ; Plastic flowers ; Epilogue: The sin of omission.|
|520||.||‡a"For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about. Fortunately, we are still a nation of skeptics. Fortunately, there are those among us who study pandemics and are willing to look unflinchingly at worst-case scenarios. Michael Lewis's taut and brilliant nonfiction thriller pits a band of medical visionaries against the wall of ignorance that was the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of COVID-19. The characters you will meet in these pages are as fascinating as they are unexpected. A thirteen-year-old girl's science project on transmission of an airborne pathogen develops into a very grown-up model of disease control. A local public-health officer uses her worm's-eye view to see what the CDC misses, and reveals great truths about American society. A secret team of dissenting doctors, nicknamed the Wolverines, has everything necessary to fight the pandemic: brilliant backgrounds, world-class labs, prior experience with the pandemic scares of bird flu and swine flu...everything, that is, except official permission to implement their work. Michael Lewis is not shy about calling these people heroes for their refusal to follow directives that they know to be based on misinformation and bad science. Even the internet, as crucial as it is to their exchange of ideas, poses a risk to them. They never know for sure who else might be listening in" -- ‡cProvided by publisher.|
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