Books and resources on Covid-19, Viruses, Pandemics

Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live
by Nicholas A. Christakis

Infectious: Pathogens and How We Fight Them by John Tregoning

The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire by Kyle Harper

An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives by Matt Richtel

Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response by Andy Slavitt

A Shot to Save the World: The Remarkable Race and Ground-Breaking Science Behind the Covid-19 Vaccines by Gregory Zuckerman

Vaxxers: The Inside Story of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine and the Race Against the Virus
by Sarah Gilbert, Dr. Catherine Green

The Vaccine: Inside the Race to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic
by Joe Miller, Özlem Türeci

A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine
by Gregory Zuckerman

Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic
by Scott Gottlieb

Plagues upon the Earth: Disease and the Course of Human History by Kyle Harper

Viruses, Pandemics, and Immunity by Arup K. Chakraborty, Andrey Shaw

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
by John M. Barry

The Secret Body: How the New Science of the Human Body Is Changing the Way We Live by Daniel M. Davis

Immune: A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive by Philipp Dettmer

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