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China Syndrome

(2006)
The True Story of the 21st Century's First Great Epidemic
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When the SARS virus broke out in China in January 2003, Karl Taro Greenfeld was the editor of Time Asia in Hong Kong, just a few miles from the epicenter of the outbreak. After vague, initial reports of terrified Chinese boiling vinegar to "purify" the air, Greenfeld and his staff soon found themselves immersed in the story of a lifetime.

Deftly tracking a mysterious viral killer from the bedside of one of the first victims to China's overwhelmed hospital wards - from cutting-edge labs where researchers struggle to identify the virus to the war rooms at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva - China Syndrome takes readers on a gripping ride that blows through the Chinese government's effort to cover up the disease . . . and sounds a clarion call warning of a catastrophe to come: a great viral storm potentially more deadly than any respiratory disease since the influenza of 1918.



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March 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: China Syndrome
Author(s): Karl Taro Greenfeld
ISBN: 0-06-058722-9 / 978-0-06-058722-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins World
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Paperback Editions

January 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: China Syndrome: The True Story of the 21st Century's First Great Epidemic
Author(s): Karl Taro Greenfeld
ISBN: 0-06-058723-7 / 978-0-06-058723-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: China Syndrome: The True Story of the 21st Century's First Great Epidemic
Author(s): Karl Taro Greenfeld
ISBN: 0-14-102753-3 / 978-0-14-102753-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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February 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: China Syndrome: The True Story of the 21st Century's First Great Epidemic
Author(s): Karl Taro Greenfeld
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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