Books about an apocalypse caused by virus/disease/plague etc

Danny McG

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In these present times it just seems apt to have a list of apocalyptic books.
Not with zombies! Keep it simple.

Man made or natural, flu or virus.

I'll start with the obvious one

Stephen King - The Stand
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You know, perhaps now would be a good time for me to revisit my own bio-warfare PA story idea...


No, I'm not telling the main premise of it, either. XD Suffice it to say, it involves a virus that attacks the hypothalamus.
 

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Earth Abides by George R Stewart
The Stand By Stephen King
The Deadly Messiah by David Campbell Hill and Albert Fay Hill
The End of the Dream by Phillip Wylie
 

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It's not the main plot but David Eddings has a nice little plague in "Demon Lord of Karanda".
 

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The best one - The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Post apocalyptic although you don't know what causes it. One of my all time favourite reads.


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I have a vague recollection of a Dean Koontz called Midnight which had some sort of plague like component.
 

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I think some are moving away from the virus/disease criteria..
On the Beach was radiation
Drowned World was flooding
 

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The Death of Grass by John Christopher is about the death of err... grass, but I think that was the result of a virus, and the resulting breakdown of society is very realistic for the 1950's setting.

A Song of Stone by Ian Banks doesn't say what the cause is, but has a similar theme, and heavily influenced by JG Ballard.
 
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