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The hot zone

Author: Richard Preston
Publisher: New York, NY : Anchor Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Anchor books 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Preston, Richard, 1954-
Hot zone.
New York, NY : Anchor Books, 1995
(DLC) 95005751
(OCoLC)32052009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Preston
ISBN: 9780307817655 0307817652 1299044476 9781299044470
OCLC Number: 793343683
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, 1994.
Description: 1 online resource : map
Contents: Shadow of Mount Elgon --
Monkey house --
Smashdown --
Kitum Cave --
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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