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Essay | Reaction to The Hot Zone

Richard Preston
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Reaction to The Hot Zone

Summary: A reaction to "The Hot Zone," by Richard Preston; dealing with the situations discussed in the book and the future.
"Ebola Zaire attacks every organ and tissue in the human body except skeletal muscle and bone.The skin bubbles up into a sea of tiny white blisters mixed with red spots known as a maculopapular rash.Spontaneous rips appear in the skin, and the hemorrhagic blood pours from the rips.literally every opening in the body bleeds, no matter how small.Your heart bleeds into itself.The brain becomes clogged with dead blood cells.Droplets of blood stand out on the eyelids: you may weep blood." (73, Preston)

The Hot Zone, by Richard Preston, preaches absolute terror.  It gives the perspective that humans do not have the total control over Nature that they think they have.  Ebola can appear out of nowhere and destruct a whole civilization and then recede back to where it came from.  It is hard to imagine that something...

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