The Hot Zone Quotes

Richard Preston
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"AIDS had already fallen like a shadow over the population, although no one yet knew it existed." Part 1, Chapter 1, Page 4.

"A hot virus from the rain forest lives within a twenty-four-hour plane flight from every city on earth." Part 1, Chapter 1, Page 16.

"The kill rate in humans infected with Ebola Zaire is nine out of ten." Part 1, Chapter 3, Page 38.

"When you begin probing into the origins of AIDS and Marburg, the light fails and things go dark, but you sense hidden connections." Part 1, Chapter 3, Page 45.

"'Well, sir, I am no plow horse!' she roared at him, and slammed her resume on his desk. He reconsidered the matter and allowed her to join the group." Part 1, Chapter 5, Page 61.

"I think I have never met someone who is more afraid of viruses than Gene Johnson." Part 1, Chapter 5, Page 63.

"Both species, the human and the monkey, were in the presence of...

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