Pandemia and Coronavirus book. The American Plague

Author: Molly Caldwell Crosby

In Molly Caldwell Crosby’s The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, The Epidemic That Shaped Our History (Penguin Random House) a journalist traces the course of the infectious disease known as yellow fever which has paralyzed governments, quarantined cities and impacted the nation. In 1900, the U.S. sent three doctors to Cuba to discover how yellow fever was spread and take on one of history’s most controversial human studies. The American Plague depicts the story of yellow fever and its reign in America and Africa, where it continues to strike each year.