1.Historical perspective 2.Respiratory infections: the greatest danger 3.Bats, birds and wildlife reservoirs 4.Continuing pandemics 5.Climate change and global warming 6.Vaccines 7.Drugs 8.Monoclonal antibodies 9.Quarantine and restrictions on human movement 10.Strategic planning and timing
Peter C. Doherty is Chairman of the Department of Immunology at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, and a Laureate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize: Advice for Young Scientists.
"A gem of a book... Relevant biological, epidemiological and political concepts are explained and scientific cant illuminated in Q and A diversions.These include a most clear and pertinent precis of what immunity means, which is no mean feat. At the same time Doherty is not above asking (and then answering) earthier questions such as: 'What is snot?'" - Adam Jenney, COSMOS Magazine