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The Hot Zone

The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
eBook
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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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: March 14, 2012

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307817655
  • Release date: March 14, 2012

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780307817655
  • File size: 3466 KB
  • Release date: March 14, 2012


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Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1030
Text Difficulty:6-8

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.

Expand title description text