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
Preston examines the horrific effect ebola has on the human body. A true story, HOT ZONE recounts the scare when in the late 80s, this virus with a 90 percent fatality rate was accidentally released in a research facility in suburban Washington, D.C.
Genre: Science, Medical, Nature
Subgenre: Infectious Diseases, Apes + Monkeys, Public Health, Research, Animals