Discover the most essential and comprehensive information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how to ward off infection, and safeguard your mental and physical health during isolation—from the award-winning science journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fast 800 and The FastDiet.Dr. Michael Mosley has experienced the effects of coronavirus firsthand, as he and both his sons—medical professionals in their twenties—all became ill during the height of the pandemic in London. Now recovered, Dr. Mosley shares his insights and explains the science behind the greatest public health crisis of our time. From the emergence of the novel virus in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread, this clear, detailed guide provides you with a basic understanding of the virus, how it jumps from person to person, how it can be overcome, and the most effective ways to protect yourself and your family. Featuring in-depth interviews with leading doctors and virus researchers working on the front lines to defeat this microscopic enemy, COVID-19 also tracks the ongoing developments in finding new treatments and an effective vaccine—the only way to ultimately halt the spread of the virus. Offering highly readable, easy-to-digest information about this global pandemic, Dr. Mosley's COVID-19 is the ultimate resource to help you feel better informed and take care of yourself as we all work through this global crisis.