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The hot zone

Author: Richard Preston
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 virus. The book tells this dramatic story, giving an account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their "crashes" into  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Preston
ISBN: 0679430946 9780679430940 9780385495226 0385495226
OCLC Number: 30111747
Description: xiii, 300 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: The shadow of Mount Elgon --
The monkey house --
Smashdown --
Kitum Cave.
Responsibility: Richard Preston.
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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 virus. The book tells this dramatic story, giving an account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their "crashes" into the human race.

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