The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus (Google 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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Review: The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola VirusUser Review - Will Byrnes - Goodreads
A major page turner about Ebola. It is not fiction, but reads like it. A must read for anyone interested in potential biological time bombs. 10/19/14 - I know, hardly a review at all. I was not ... Read full review
Review: The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola VirusUser Review - Traveller - Goodreads
Ouch.... seems I am of the faint-hearted sort. At the point where Monet starts to literally disintegrate on his plane trip, I got a kind of anxiety attack and had to stop reading. :( ...so... it looks like I might literally not be able to read this book... Read full review