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A Terrifying True Story
Richard Preston: The Hot Zone Richard Preston: The Hot Zone

The ​Ebola virus kills nine out of ten of its victims so quickly and gruesomely that even biohazard experts are terrified. It is airborne, it is extremely contagious, and in the winter of 1989, it seemed about to burn through the suburbs of Washington D.C. At Fort Detrick's USAMRIID, an Army research facility outside the nation's capital, a SWAT team of soldiers and scientists wearing biohazard space suits was organized to stop the outbreak of the exotic „hot” virus. The grim operation went on in secret for eighteen days, under unprecedented, dangerous conditions.

The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story in depth, giving a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their outbreaks in the human race. From a remote African cave hot with Ebola virus, to an airplane over Africa that is carrying a sick passenger who dissolves into a human virus bomb, to the confines of a Biosafety Level 4 military lab where scientists risk their lives studying lethal… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1994

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Random House, 1996
ISBN: 9780517171585
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Anchor, 1995
480 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780385479561
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Anchor, 1995
480 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780385479561

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If you consider the idea that a hundred million viruses could cover the dot on this i, then you get an idea of the sharpness of a diamond knife.

Richard Preston: The Hot Zone A Terrifying True Story


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