The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

Version: Abridged
Author: Richard Preston
Narrator: Howard McGillin
Genres: Disorders & Diseases
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Published In: November 2014
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours
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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 exotic b1shotb2s virus. This is a dramatic story, giving a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their b1scrashesb2s into the human race.

Author Details

Author Details

Preston, Richard

Richard Preston is the bestselling author of "The Hot Zone, The Demon in the Freezer," and the novel "The Cobra Event," A writer for "The New Yorker" since 1985, Preston is the only nondoctor to have received the Centers for Disease Control's Champion of Prevention Award. He also holds an award from the American Institute of Physics. Preston lives outside of New York City.