How Contagion Works

How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate

Paperback Published on: 16/04/2020
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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

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An excellent book that explains – with simple words and mathematical precision – how we got here, where we go next and how we are all in this emergency tog... READ MORE
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