The War That Never Ends
Viruses and Germs vs. Humans
By: Harry G. Haberman
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Edition: Paperback, 306 Pages
Publication Date: May 29, 2008
This is a story of fantasy and hard cold facts beginning
with a pizza party given by the “Big Fat Cat” prima
donna of the microbe family.
The party was given in honor of Albus, the Colonel’s
offspring. Guests were the Streptococci, Pnemococci,
Gonococci, Meningococci, Diphtheria, E. Coli, Typhoid,
Dysentery, Tetanus and Botulinum. TB used a cellphone to
call in sick, because a human he had infected with TB
returned the favor as a carrier and infected TB with
Music suddenly split the air with Beethoven’s 3rd Sonato
in Asia Minor. The Dayton Place Hot Tomato Philharmonic
Orchestra revved it up while the microbes did the ‘Hokey
Pokey’ and the intricate ‘Two Step’.
The young bacteria went to school to learn about
The book ends with two fine collections of microscopes
If you are a high school or college student and are
interested in or are studying in the area of science
you should definitely read this book. You could use it
for help in writing reports and to become informed about
epidemics which attack everyone.
Public libraries could use this as a student reference.
Precautionary steps to prevent disease are mentioned as
important advice to every reader. These steps
recommended by the medical profession may save the
reader’s life. The warning steps should be practiced at
home and the constant sterilization of eating utensils
are of utmost importance, plus all other medical advice
In this book you will find full chapters of information
on Smallpox, Polio, Bubonic Plague, Legionnaire’s
Disease, Cholera, Ebola, Marburg and AIDS.