The Hot ZoneBook - 1995
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.
Baker & Taylor
Describes how a strain of lethal virus showed up in 1989 at a Virginia laboratory, and relates the efforts of a military biohazard SWAT team to identify and contain the virus
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...testicles bloat up and turn black and blue, the semen goes hot with Ebola, and the nipples may bleed. …The skin puffs up and separates from the flesh like a bag. ....a sudden awareness of male reproductive glands hanging on the exterior of the body between the legs ...testicles the size of pears, black and putrid, the skin peeling off them.
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