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Pandemic

3 Ratings: 3.3
A book by Daniel Kalla

Full-time doctor and first-time novelist Kalla injects a frightening dose of reality into this tale of biological terrorism. Dr. Noah Haldane of the World Health Organization has repeatedly warned that the human race is due for a deadly new virus, similar … see full wiki

Author: Daniel Kalla
Publisher: Forge Books
4 reviews about Pandemic
review by . October 06, 2010
Daniel Kalla's "Pandemic" is an entertaining, informative and frightening thriller that undoubtedly ought to be taken seriously as an uncomfortably plausible scenario in real-life. But, as a fictional thriller, frankly, it simply isn't innovative enough to make the cut as a first-rate thriller. Good quality, yes, but not with that dynamite rock-em, sock-em, non-stop page-flipping urgency that separates the men from the boys in the thriller section of the library!      …
Quick Tip by . October 06, 2010
A timely thriller right from today's headlines that deals with WHO's and the Atlanta Centre for Disease Control's responses to a hypothetical pandemic of ARCS, Acute Respiratory Collapse Syndrome. Some frightening stuff here that makes one wonder if we're really ready for it!
review by . May 13, 2009
It started as the flu..... What if terrorists "weaponized" a killer flu and sent martyrs out to infect the rest of the world? Kalla is a Vancouver doctor, who write this after the SARs scare. Move over Robin Cook here is another author who can scare you while you are sitting on your sofa. Good pace, and better character development than most "popular" writers bother with these days. (This review is for all my friends who wanted me to also list my "fiction" reads. If I don't watch much TV - I get …
review by . February 01, 2005
This thriller is about today's issues. Dr. Noah Haldane is the head guy at the WHO and he has seen his share of scary epidemics. He firmly believes that we have yet to see the "big one". On the government side is Gwen. She is convinced that the next wave of the epidemic will be brought in as a killing tool by terrorits.     As it turns out - they are both right.    Together our two main characters fly, basically, all over the map trying to track a new strain …
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