The Hot Zone - Part 3, Chapter 2 A Man Down Summary & Analysis

Richard Preston
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Part 3, Chapter 2 A Man Down Summary

Dan Dalgard helps the sick employee into the building and has him lie down. Now two people are ill. One employee, Jarvis Purdy, is recovering in the hospital from a heart attack, and now this man, Milton Frantig, has a fever. Dalgard is overwhelmed and turns the entire facility over to USAMRIID. The CDC puts Frantig into the hospital, even though Colonel C.J. Peters wants to place him in the Slammer because of the possible spread of disease in the hospital. An ambulance picks up Frantig, and a news crew is there to catch it. The remaining monkey house workers leave their jobs, and 450 monkeys are hungry, many of them dying, in a building with a temperature of over 90 degrees.

Part 3, Chapter 2 A Man Down Analysis

The fact that Milton Frantig becomes ill is...

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