The Hot Zone - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 7 The Second Angel Summary & Analysis

Richard Preston
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Part 2, Chapter 7 The Second Angel Summary

The next morning, Tom Geisbert confirms that the monkeys at Reston have the filovirus. Peter Jahrling calls Dan Dalgard to let him know there is a danger, but he does not share how big of a potential danger it really is. All necropsies are suspended to lower the humans' exposure to infected blood. Meanwhile, Jahrling is conducting his test to determine the type of virus they have. It involves introducing the unknown virus to blood that is infected with known agents. If the virus comes into contact with its own kind, the sample will glow. Peter Jahrling is horrified when he looks through his microscope, and blood from Nurse Mayinga of Zaire is glowing. The filovirus is not Marburg. It is the even more fatal Ebola Zaire.

Part 2, Chapter 7 The Second Angel Analysis

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