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Summary: Robert Neville is the last human survivor in what is left of New York City. A pandemic has left only 1% of the population alive and most of those who survived are no longer human. The infected, now lurking in the shadows, watch Neville's every move. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by the only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI I

Preston, Richard

Contents: Nameless -- Heat lightning -- Ancient rule -- Crisis in the red zone -- The angel's sword.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Nielsen, Jennifer A.

Summary: When the lethal plague known as the Scourge returns to Keldan the victims are sent to Attic Island, and Ani Mells of the River People is among them--but Ani does not feel sick, and with the help of her best friend, Weevil, she sets out to uncover the truth of what is happening, and expose the lies the people of Keldan have been told.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When the quest to find a cure to an epidemic targeting the citizens of New Mouse City is sabotaged, Geronimo Stilton must figure out who's behind it all before he ends up covered in blue spots too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

Arnold, Catharine

Summary: "Before HIV or Ebola, there was the Spanish flu--this narrative history marks the one hundredth anniversary of an epidemic that altered world history"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: "Learn about how scientists have predicted the way diseases will evolve and effect our world in the future."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 616 GOL

Hardyman, Robyn

Summary: The mastery of certain skills can only help students succeed in all areas of life, no matter what they do or where they do it. The toll that epidemics take, in terms of human life and economic stability, is monumental. The consequences when disease spreads are frequently as catastrophic as those wrought by wars and natural disasters. By dissecting the nature of epidemics and highlighting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing, Rosen Central 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.4 HAR

King, Stephen

Summary: In a near-future where women succumb to a sleeping disease and men revert to their primal natures, one mysteriously immune woman struggles to survive in an Appalachian town where she is treated as both a demon and a lab specimen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC KIN

Laine, Carolee.

Summary: Ebola Outbreak covers the history of the Ebola virus, the devastating 2014 epidemic, and the quarantine controversies that captured national headlines, exploring how the fear of a disease can sometimes be as dangerous as the disease itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.4 LAI

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HOP

Masterton, Graham

Summary: A young woman pours acid over her own body. A loving husband kills his wife. A headteacher throws her pupils out of a window. DC Jerry Pardoe and DS Jamila Patel of Tooting Police are at a loss. Why are such violent crimes being committed by the most unlikely of people? Ordinary Londoners are being infected with an insatiable lust to murder . All of the killers were wearing second-hand clothes....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Head of Zeus 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Peters, Stephanie True, 1965

Summary: Describes the 1918 influenza pandemic, from how World War I soldiers spread the disease to recent scientific efforts to understand the virus that took between twenty and forty million lives worldwide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 614.518 PET

Sangster, Caitlin

Summary: "To escape execution for a crime she didn't commit, seventeen-year-old Sev is forced to run away from her city into the wilderness. With nowhere to turn, Sev has to figure out who she can trust in a world where trusting the wrong person could mean not only her life but the lives of everyone she loves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Weitz, Chris

Summary: Old friends are separated when Jefferson tries to bring a cure for the mysterious Sickness back to the Washington Square tribe in New York City while Donna faces an unimaginable new world in England, but an even greater disaster than the Sickness looms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WEI

Bowman, Erin

Summary: After receiving a distress call from a drill team on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is sent into deep space to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission. When they arrive, they find the planet littered with the remains of the project--including its members' dead bodies. As they try to piece together what could have possibly decimated an entire project, they discover that some things are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOW

Cunningham, Kevin

Summary: A history of the plague which caused one of the most catastrophic losses of life in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.9232 CUN

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: Chronicles the story of the early 1900s typhoid fever epidemic in New York, providing details as to how its infamous carrier was ultimately tracked down and stopped.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616 JAR

Jemisin, N. K.

Summary: Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares: a mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens, dooming them to die screaming in their sleep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEM

Lai, Larissa

Summary: "In this visionary novel by Larissa Lai--her first in sixteen years--a community of parthenogenic women, sent into exile by the male-dominated Salt Water City, goes to war against disease, technology, and powerful men that threaten them with extinction. Kirilow is a doctor apprentice whose lover Peristrophe is a "starfish," a woman who can regenerate her own limbs and organs, which she uses to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2018

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Willrich, Michael.

Summary: Chronicles how America's progressive era war on smallpox sparked one of the twentieth century's leading civil liberties battles, describing the views and tactics of anti-vaccine advocates who feared an increasingly large government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.521 WIL

Summary: "In the wake of a devastating pandemic that sweeps through New York, basic services fall one by one, and ... the city quickly descends into chaos. As an agent of The Division, you'll specialize, modify, and level up your gear, weapons, and skills to take back New York on your own terms"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME PS4 TOM

Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: Discusses the history of the ebola virus, particularly the epidemic that exploded in West Africa in late 2013.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2016

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2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 616.1 GOL

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: Traces the pellagra epidemic that spread throughout the American South a century ago, drawing on real-life cases to describe its physical and cultural impact as well as related medical reports, news articles, and scientific investigations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 616.1 JAR

Summary: "When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR DAW