Description: Deadly and highly infectious diseases have afflicted the human race for thousands of years, decimating populations. Will it be a petrifying plague that one day destroys mankind for good? Descriptive text enhanced by informative sidebars and amazing photographs will show readers just how fragile and resilient life can be at the same time. Students will learn about recent discoveries blaming humans and not rats for spreading the Black Death throughout Europe, as well as how simple things such as dirty drinking water or disease-carrying mosquitoes have spread other plagues, including cholera and malaria, which have killed millions.
Series Creepy, Kooky Science Copyright Yr 2020 Publisher Enslow, West 44 Interest Level 5-8