A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

The Plague Cycle

Infectious disease has played a role in civilization, globalization and prosperity for 4,000 years. Join author Charles Kenny of the Center for Global Development and moderator Elliott Cheu of the University Arizona's College of Science as they discuss the cyclical nature of infectious diseases and the far-reaching effects from climate change, population fluctuations and global trade.

Charles Kenny

Charles Kenny works as the director of technology and development at the Center for Global Development. His current work focuses on gender and development, the role of technology in development, governance and anti-corruption and the post-2015 development agenda....

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The Plague Cycle
The Unending War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease
Charles Kenny
Science / Medicine / Technology
January 2021
ISBN 9781982165338
Cloth, 320 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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Booklist (12/15/2020): *Starred Review* Our earliest historical reaction to a surge of a new, severe infection was to try fleeing from it. More/less

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