The Hot Zone: the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus

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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.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Ebola virus disease -- Africa, Ebola virus disease -- Virginia -- Reston, HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Contagious, Primates as laboratory animals
title_display The Hot Zone
title_full The Hot Zone The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus, The hot zone : the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus / Richard Preston
title_short The Hot Zone
title_sub the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus
topic_facet Ebola virus disease, Health & Fitness, Nonfiction, Primates as laboratory animals, Science, Sociology