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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
by Richard Preston

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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston Overview

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic "hot The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic "hot" virus. The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their "crashes" into the human race. Shocking, frightening, and impossible to ignore, The Hot Zone proves that truth really is scarier than fiction. From the Paperback edition.

Richard Preston

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Richard Preston is a journalist and nonfiction writer. Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.

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Original Title The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus ISBN 0385495226 (ISBN13: 9780385495226 ) Edition Language English setting United States of America Literary Awards Evergreen Teen Book Award (1998) (69)