How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate
The Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant health emergency of our time. Writing from Italy in lockdown, physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano explains how disease spreads in our interconnected world: why it matters how it impacts us how we must react Expanding his focus to include other forms of contagion - from the environmental crisis to fake news and xenophobia - Giordano shows us not just how we got here but also how we can work together to create change. Paolo Giordano is a physicist and the author of four bestselling novels. His article 'The Mathematics of Contagion' - published in Italy at the beginning of the Covid-19 emergency - was shared more than 4 million times and helped shift public opinion in the early stages of the epidemic.
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- ISBN: 9781474619288
- Number of pages: 80
- Weight: 60g
- Dimensions: 176 x 110 x 22 mm