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The Antibiotic Tales

Publisher: Epigram Books

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Sonny Liew & Hsu Li Yang

Shortlisted for the 2020 Singapore Book Awards (Best Illustrated, Non-Fiction)


This comic by award-winning graphic novelist Sonny Liew and Hsu Li Yang from National University of Singapore Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health answers questions and dispels the myths and misconceptions about antibiotics.

Can antibiotics be used to treat the common cold? How much antibiotics should we be taking?

In this easy-to-read book, Liew and Hsu break down the complexity of the medication, effects of overusage and its adaptation in the farming industry.


About the Authors
Sonny Liew is the author and illustrator of the Eisner award-winning and bestselling The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, the first graphic novel to win the Singapore Literature Prize. It has been translated into seven languages.

Hsu Li Yang is the head of the Infectious Diseases Programme at NUS’ Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; Senior Consultant and Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital; and Deputy Clinical Director, Communicable Diseases Centre, Ministry of Health.

ISBN: 9789814845700
Format: Paperback
Size: 257mm x 168mm
Pages: 36pp
Published: September 2019

ISBN: 9789814845700