Infectious

Pages: 320
Subject: Science
Imprint: Oneworld

Infectious

Pathogens and How We Fight Them

John Tregoning

A comprehensive and fascinating guide to how pathogens cause disease and how our bodies fight back.
Hardback
9780861541225 (14 Oct 2021)
RRP £16.99 / US$25.95

The Book

Scientists now warn that Covid-19 will only be the first of many modern pandemics. The subject of infection and how to fight it grows more urgent every day. How do pathogens cause disease? And what tools can we give our bodies to do battle? Dr John Tregoning has dedicated his career to answering these questions. Infectious uncovers fascinating success stories in immunology and virology, making this book not only a vital overview of infection, but also a hopeful history of human ingenuity.

Additional Information

Subject Science
Pages 320
Imprint Oneworld

 

About the Author

Dr John Tregoning is a scientist and researcher whose work focuses on how viruses and bacteria infect the lungs. He is currently reader in respiratory infections at Imperial College London, where he also runs a research group on infectious diseases. John has published over sixty academic papers and has a regular column in Nature. He has written articles for Times Higher Education and Science, and has been interviewed by outlets including the BBC and Sunday Telegraph. He tweets at @DrTregoning.