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The virus kills nine out of ten of its victims. Its effects are so quick and so gruesome that even biohazard experts are terrified. It is airborne, it is extremely contagious, and it is about to burn through the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Is there any way to stop it? This doomsday scenario confronted a biohazard SWAT team struggling in secret to stop the outbreak of an exotic "hot" virus at an Army research facility outside Washington. The Hot Zone tells the dramatic story of their dangerous race against time, along with an alarming account of how previously unknown viruses that have lived undetected in the rain forest for eons are now entering human populations. From the airlocked confines of a biosafety level 4 military lab, to an airliner over Kenya carrying a passenger dissolving into a human virus bomb, to a deserted jungle cave alive with deadly virus, THE HOT ZONE is a non-fiction thriller like no other. The Andromeda Strain was fiction---this is real!
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The dramatic and chilling story of an Ebola virus outbreak in a surburban Washington, D.C. laboratory, with descriptions of frightening historical epidemics of rare and lethal viruses. More hair-raising than anything Hollywood could think of, because it's all true.From the Inside Flap:
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.
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Book Description Simon & Schuster, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1994. Audio Book. Condition: Good. Two audio cassettes.Two reliable cassettes in the box published by Simon & Schuster. Some shelf wear to the covers.Tapes are in individual plastic containers. Enjoy this abridged audio performance!. Seller Inventory # Audio2A51108032
Book Description Simon & Schuster, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1994. Audio Book. Condition: Good. Two RELIABLE audio cassette tapes in the box printed by the publisher. Some shelf wear and scuff to the box. The tapes sit in their own plastic containers. Plenty of rub, cut and fold mark to the box. STURDY audio tapes. Enjoy this abridged audio performance!. Seller Inventory # AudioBOX3070908
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