Disease, deception, and discovery in Paradise, A Memoir
Rat lungworm disease.
Step into a powerful memoir that illuminates one woman’s fight against rat lungworm disease.
As a raw and deeply authentic account of one family’s battle with the little-known rat lungworm disease, The Year of the Rat is a heartfelt memoir that seeks to raise awareness and shine an illuminating light on the perils of a disease that has lurked almost under the radar of medical science for decades. Seen through the eyes of author and researcher Kay Howe, she invites you into her world, sharing her pain, her fascinating research, and her mission to bring rat lungworm disease into public awareness.
Written with flowing prose and honest reflections on the challenges facing her research, this memoir shines with an underlying message of hope. Drawing on the latest in medical and scientific insights, as well as the often lacklustre response of government officials and the obstacles that her research has faced, The Year of the Rat lets you step into the labs that are conducting cutting-edge studies on this insidious disease.
Perfect for anybody who is suffering from rat lungworm disease, or anyone curious about discovering the facts behind these deceptive and oft-misunderstood parasites, this memoir will arm you with a fresh and comprehensive perspective on rat lungworm disease – along with how researchers are taking strides to protect the citizens of Hawaii and beyond.