Never in living memory have viruses seemed so important as they do now in the age of COVID-19. But what is a virus? Where did they come from? And how do scientists create vaccines against them? The creators of How It Works magazine answer all these questions and more in this new bookazine. You’ll explore the history of the dreaded Black Death, find out why the Spanish flu of 1918 was so lethal, and learn about the latest pathogens being studied by the WHO. Then it will be time to venture into space to see if viruses are able to survive in the harsh expanses of the universe, before discovering why some viruses are actually necessary for life.
English | 132 pages | PDF | 118.41 MB