1: What are viruses? 2: Viruses are everywhere 3: Kill or be killed 4: Emerging virus infections 1 - vertebrate-transmitted viruses 5: Emerging Virus Infections 2 - Arthropod-Transmitted Viruses Word count: 2,715 6: Epidemics and pandemics 7: Persistent viruses 8: Tumour viruses 9: Turning the tables 10: Viruses past, present, and future Further Reading Index
Dorothy H. Crawford was professor of medical microbiology at the University of Edinburgh from 1997-2010 and assistant principal for public understanding of medicine from 2005-2011. She was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2001 and received an OBE for services to medicine and higher education in 2005. She is the author of The Invisible Enemy (OUP, 2000); Deadly Companions (OUP, 2007); Virus Hunt (OUP, 2013); and Ebola (OUP, 2016).