It must be frustrating for WHO's people that on World Tuberculosis Day, Twitter is swamped with Ebola chatter. After all, TB killed 1.3 million people in 2012 alone, and infected 8.6 million; since 1976, Ebola has killed just a couple of thousand.
Jerry Thompson: Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America
A 9.0 quake will be the biggest public health disaster North America has ever faced.
Karl Taro Greenfeld: The China Syndrome
How SARS broke out and was hunted down.
Ralph R. Frerichs: Deadly River: Cholera and Cover-Up in Post-Earthquake Haiti
The best book I know on the subject.
Sonia Shah: Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond