The Hot Zone - Part 2, Chapter 13 Reconnaissance Summary & Analysis

Richard Preston
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Part 2, Chapter 13 Reconnaissance Summary

On Thursday morning, one week after Thanksgiving, Dan Dalgard invites the Army to euthanize the monkeys in Room H. Jerry Jaax gets his team together and knows that Nancy will want to be a member, too. That means that their kids will be on their own while Mom and Dad are both in a Level 4 hot zone. Gene Johnson drives down to Reston to take a look around and is horrified to find that very few precautions have been taken by the humans working there. While he is trying not to breathe deeply, the building manager is snacking on candy.

Others begin to arrive, including some of the monkey house lab workers who heard reports about the deadly Ebola virus on a radio during their drive to work. They nearly panic, but Nancy Jaax shows up and calms them down. She and Colonel...

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