The present novel is a Science Fiction one. But, in addition to its SF genre, it also contains a lot of data on the dangerous viruses of the world, including that of the Coronavirus. It summarizes their histories, life cycles, and their clinical impact.
It is also an easy virological guide for laymen - a "light" textbook that might interest people who do not intend to peruse Virological textbooks in medical libraries.
Therefore, pay a few dollars for the book, sit in your favorite armchair, read the Science Fiction story, and concurrently, become knowledgeable on the fascinating and the oh so dangerous viruses of our planet.