The Hot Zone - Part 2, Chapter 9 Garbage Bags Summary & Analysis

Richard Preston
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Part 2, Chapter 9 Garbage Bags Summary

Colonel Peters calls Dan Dalgard the next day and asks him whether they can send some folks down. Dalgard is fine with their picking up some tissue samples but dodges Peters' request to see the monkey house. Dalgard gets a shock when he learns that one of the animal caretakers has gone to the hospital over the weekend with a heart attack. Dalgard worries it could have been caused by a blood clot resulting from Ebola in the body. He chooses not to tell the hospital that the man has been exposed.

Nancy Jaxx and Colonel Peters travel in civilian cars to Reston where Jaxx is able to look at some of the monkey's tissue under a microscope. It is so full of inclusion bodies that some sections of cells had simply exploded and liquefied. Peters requests...

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