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The Hot Zone

Author: Richard Preston
Publisher: New York, New York : Anchor Books, 1995. ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Anchor Books editionView 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: 0385479565 9780385479561 0385495226 9780385495226 9780785775973 0785775978
OCLC Number: 32052009
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, 1994.
Description: 422 pages : map ; 18 cm
Contents: Shadow of Mount Elgon --
Monkey house --
Smashdown --
Kitum Cave --
Main characters --
Glossary --
Credits.
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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