Infectious Diseases

Book Review: In Mediation with Difficult Kin: Bishnupriya Ghosh’s The Virus Touch

Book Review: In Mediation with Difficult Kin: Bishnupriya Ghosh’s The Virus Touch


The Virus Touch: Theorizing Epidemic Media, by Bishnupriya Ghosh (Duke University Press, 2023) In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic and with various forecasts predicting likelihoods of a similar event in the near future, one cannot help but ask: in the Anthropocene, are we doomed to relentlessly prepare for and react to emerging viral threats? […]