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From award-winning science journalist Dr Michael Mosley: the story of COVID-19, the greatest public health threat of our time....

This audiobook 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.

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©2020 Michael Mosley (P)2020 Orion Publishing Group

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Easy to understand

Good basic insight into this pandemic. Nice pace and clear dictation. Definitely an enjoyable listen.

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A good introduction to Covid19

There is presently a plethora of information available on COVID19. What we need is an introduction to the subject, which is nicely short and succinct, so not to overwhelm and put off the listener, and this book is perfect. Best used as a stepping stone to explore further a subject that has touched us all so dramatically this year. They say knowledge is power and we must arm ourselves with as much scientifically accurate information as possible, which has always been the aim of Dr Mosley. On the subject of narration, it would have been better if Dr Mosley handed this job to someone else, I do adore him, but he does sound a little too breathless in sections.

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covid 19

Enjoyed listening to this audible. Did not know how serious this thing was and the scale of the problem we as humans have created. speed to get the vaccine now it under way and will it work and what new mysterious will it bring?

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Clear & informative about Covid-19 without the usually scaremongering often seen in media reports.

I thoroughly recommend this book as I very much respect Michael Mosley’s writing & presenting style. Same approach as in his BBC TV series Trust Me I’m A Doctor.

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really informative, comprehensive, and factual.

This book is well prepared, well read ,well researched and truly appreciated.Thank you Dr Mosley #alertnotanxious #staysafe

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