Sonia Shah is a science journalist and the prize-winning author of Pandemic: Tracking Contagions from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the New York Public Library Award for Excellence in Journalism. She has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and many others. Her TED talk, 'Three Reasons We Still Haven't Gotten Rid of Malaria,' has been viewed over a million times. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
Could hardly be more timely . . . A lively, rigorously researched and highly informative read * Wall Street Journal * Grounded, bracingly intelligent . . . Lucidly layers history into a tour of transmission hotspots, from incubators of 'spillover' animal-borne illnesses such as China's wild-animal markets to globalized transport and hyperdense cities * Nature *