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Black Wind Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 15 and 16 Summary

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Chapters 15 and 16 Summary

The brief chapters 15 and 16 begin by covering the history of smallpox from as early as 1518 and its introduction to the Aztecs, up until present day, reporting that smallpox has virtually been eliminated as a threat. Only small and controlled samples remain in the world for study. Then, the reader's attention is turned to Irv Fowler, still in Alaska, who discovers that he has smallpox. Sarah contacts Dirk Pitt, Jr. and tells him about her colleague, and they gather the crew of Deep Endeavor to make sure that none of them is infected as well. Dirk brings the bomb canister he took from the I-403 and gives it to Sarah to have it tested at the Center for Disease Control.

Chapters 15 and 16 Analysis

The brief history of smallpox helps to catch up readers who may not know very much about it and demonstrates that, while it...

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