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Soap and Water and Common Sense

Written by Dr. Bonnie Henry

  • 288 Pages
  • 9780887849374
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Healthy Living
  • MEDICAL / Public Health

$11.87 $16.95


Publication Date September 01, 2009

In the spirit of bestsellers such as Guns, Germs, and Steel, The Coming Plague, and The Ghost Map, Dr. Bonnie Henry provides an eye-opening account of what ails us.

As a physician who has spent the better part of the last two decades chasing bugs all over the world -- from Ebola in Uganda, to polio in Pakistan, to SARS in Toronto, to the H1N1 influenza outbreak in Mexico -- Dr. Bonnie Henry, a leading epidemiologist (virus hunter) and public-health doctor, offers three simple rules to live by: clean your hands, cover your mouth when you cough, and stay at home when you have a fever. It all boils down to basic hygiene.


Dr. Bonnie Henry
Dr. Bonnie Henry is a public health physician, a preventive medicine specialist, and an epidemiologist. She currently is the Director of Public Health Emergency Management at the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.