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COVID-19 : what you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine

Mosley, Michael2020
This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr. Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this coronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr. Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr. Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.
Cammeray, NSW : Simon & Schuster, 2020.
143 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
"Includes a guide on ways to bolster your immune system:" -- cover.First published in the UK by Short Books.
Introduction -- Chapter 1: Portrait of a serial killer -- Chapter 2: How the virus escaped -- Chapter 3: Questions and answers -- Chapter 4: How to bolster your immunity -- Chapter 5: The race for a vaccine -- Chapter 6: The future -- Endnotes -- About the author.
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