The Hot Zone Essay | Essay

Richard Preston
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Discussing Bio-Safety in The Hot Zone

Summary: Summarizes the novel The Hot Zone, by Richard Preston. Discusses the discovery of new strains of the ebola virus. Points out incorrect procedures detailed in the novel.
The Hot Zone is a true story of how Bio-safety level 4 hot agents have affected the lives of different people. The first incident is about Charles Monet a water-pump machinist at a sugar factory in Kenya, who went exploring with a friend in Kitman Cave; sixteen days later he lay dead in an intensive care unit. He bled out from every orifice in his body, his kidneys and liver destroyed, partially liquefied, his insides were that of a corpse. The cause of death was undetermined. Ten days after treating Monet, Dr. Muskoe falls ill.. Monet had vomited a black, bloody coffee ground substance all over him. The vomit had gotten into his eyes and even into his mouth. After several futile attempts to cure and diagnose himself he finally seeks the help of his physician. After exploratory surgery yielded no diagnosis Muskoe's physician suspects a virus. He sends...

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