Pandemics and Public Health Digital Books and Films at MVCC Library

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Prizewinning science journalist Sonia Shah presents a startling examination of the history of viral infections that have ravaged humanity—and how that knowledge prepares us to confront the most serious acute global health emergency of our time.

-Macmillin Publishers

Healing a Community : Lessons for Recovery After a Large-Scale Trauma

A practical model for communal recovery after trauma and tragedy from the perspective of the Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team.

-Central Recovery Press

Patient Care : Death and Life in the Emergency Room

Each chapter explores ethical questions that remind us of the full humanity of patients, nurses, coroners, pharmacists, and, of course, doctors. How do they care for strangers in their moments of crisis? How do they care for themselves?


The Next Pandemic : On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers

An inside account of the fight to contain the world’s deadliest diseases — and the panic and corruption that make them worse.

-Hachette Book Group


A leading figure in immunology takes readers inside the remarkably powerful human immune system.

- Johns Hopkins University Press

Disasters: Mental Health Context and Responses

This volume deals with the mental health consequences of Natural Disasters, Human-made Disasters, and a third category, Economic Disasters.

- Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Spillover : Zika, Ebola & beyond

Spillover — Zika, Ebola & Beyond is a harrowing drama that follows scientists into the world's hot zones in a search for answers. And it does so while providing much needed scientific context for the most recent Ebola and Zika outbreaks.

-Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

101+ Careers in Public Health, Second Edition

In just the past few years, interest in public health careers has soared. Public health degrees are more popular than ever, but what opportunities are out there once you've earned that MPH? And do you have to have a degree in public health to break into this field?

- Springer Publishing Company

The Hot Zone

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus.

-Penguin Random House

Confessions of a Trauma Junkie: My Life as a Nurse Paramedic, 2nd Ed.

Share the innermost feelings of emergency services workers as they encounter trauma, tragedy, redemption, and even a little humor.

-Loving Healing Press

HIV Pioneers : Lives Lost, Careers Changed, and Survival

A moving collection of firsthand accounts of the HIV epidemic.

-Johns Hopkins University Press

Job Loss, Identity, and Mental Health

Drawing on extensive, real-life interviews, Job Loss, Identity, and Mental Health shines a light on the experiences of unemployed, middle-class professional men and women, showing how job loss can affect both identity and mental health.

-Rutgers University Press

Vaccination and its Critics : a Documentary and Reference Guide

This authoritative and unbiased narrative—supported by 50 primary source documents—follows the history of vaccination, highlighting essential medical achievements and ongoing controversies.


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