How to Vanquish a Virus: The Weird World of Viruses... Explained! (Hardcover)
A funny and fascinating blend of facts, quotes, and science stories from the world of health research and science history, including COVID-19.
★ Children will devour this book and hopefully be inspired to become the next super scientists. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
In the wake of Covid-19, children and parents are keen to understand-- and be reassured about-- viruses and other health issues. With over twenty years' experience of scientific research, Dr. Paul Ian Cross sets out to answer all the questions we didn't know we needed answering until now.
What does a virus look like? How does a virus get passed from person to person? How have viruses changed the world? And who are the men and women who have beaten them?
Chapter 1: What is a virus?
Chapter 2: History goes viral
Chapter 3: Crafty COVID-19
Chapter 4: Battling bodies & magical minds
Chapter 5: Remarkable research, marvelous medicines
Chapter 6: Superhero scientists
Chapter 7: How to vanquish a virus
Chapter 8: The future: a new world
With children leading the revolution, now is the time to understand the importance of making medicines ... and how to vanquish a virus. Any fans of Horrible Histories or Operation Ouch will love this book.