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Soap and water & common sense [electronic resource] : The definitive guide to viruses, bacteria, parasites, and disease. Henry, Bonnie.

Henry, Bonnie, . (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780887849374 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource

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The definitive guide to fighting coronaviruses, colds, flus, pandemics, and deadly diseases, from one of North America's leading public health authorities, now updated with a new introduction on protecting yourself and others from COVID-19. Dr. Bonnie Henry, a leading epidemiologist (microbe hunter) and public health doctor at the forefront of the fight against the worldwide COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, has spent the better part of the last three decades chasing bugs all over the world — from Ebola in Uganda to polio in Pakistan, SARS in Toronto, and the H1N1 influenza outbreak across North America. Now she offers three simple rules to live by: wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough, and stay at home when you have a fever. From viruses to bacteria to parasites and fungi, Dr. Henry takes us on a tour through the halls of Microbes Inc., providing up-to-date and accurate information on everything from the bugs we breathe, to the bugs we eat and drink, the bugs in our backyard, and beyond. Urgent and informative, Soap and Water & Common Sense is the definitive guide to staying healthy in a germ-filled world.
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Electronic reproduction. Toronto : House of Anansi Press, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2166 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Health & Fitness.
Medical.
Genre: Electronic books.

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