Outbreaks and Pandemics: The Life of a Disease Detective, by Nicholas A. Daniels, MD, MPH
Outbreaks and Pandemics: The Life of a Disease Detective is the life story of Dr. Nicholas Daniels and how he overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to attain professional success. Through his journey from poverty to the Ivy League to becoming an infectious disease epidemiologist, he chronicles an American dream come true as he followed his passion for finding ways to improve health on an individual and community level and to advocate for global public health.
This book profiles infectious diseases during outbreaks and pandemics. It highlights lessons learned and ways we can prepare now for the next pandemic. His journey as a medical doctor, disease detective, and an international public health expert took him across the globe to tackle public health challenges and mysteries related to a variety of potentially deadly infectious diseases. Based upon epidemic intelligence, Dr. Daniels tells stories of medical disease detectives and infectious pathogens and our constant struggle to survive them.
In Outbreaks and Pandemics: The Life of a Disease Detective, we learn about the life of a disease detective and explore the important role disease detectives play in controlling outbreaks and pandemics.