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The Hot Zone

The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

By Richard Preston
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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston

The Hot Zone offers an intense, often terrifying account of the real-life events surrounding one of the world’s most deadly diseases, Ebola. The book explains not only how the virus spreads, but where it came from and how it may continue to play a role in the future.

  • Anyone interested in the history of viruses and society
  • Biologists and historians who examine viral outbreaks
  • Anyone curious how professionals fight and contain viral diseases

Richard Preston is an American author and journalist best known for his non-fiction writing, including titles such as First Light, The Cobra Event and The Demon in the Freezer.

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