The Hot Zone - Part 1, Chapter 6 Total Immersion Summary & Analysis

Richard Preston
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Part 1, Chapter 6 Total Immersion Summary

Major Nancy Jaax and her supervisor, Lieutenant Colonial Anthony (Tony) Johnson, enter a room with monkey cages facing each other on either wall. One side has two control monkeys that have not been infected and the other side has several monkeys with Ebola derived from a nurse who had treated an Ebola patient in Zaire in 1976. Two monkeys have "crashed and bled out," and Jaax is careful to determine that they are dead before removing one from his cage. Like Monet, they have bloody noses and red eyes, and their faces are expressionless masks caused by the destruction of connective tissue beneath the skin. Jaax and Johnson don a third pair of gloves and begin to dissect the first animal.

While wearing space suits, partners constantly check each other for leaks or tears, and Johnson notices one...

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