The Hot Zone Summary
Richard Preston

Everything you need to understand or teach The Hot Zone by Richard Preston.

  • The Hot Zone Summary & Study Guide
  • 2 Student Essays
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  • 30 The Hot Zone Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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The Hot Zone Overview

The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story by Richard Preston is about a true incident that occurred in the 1980’s near Washington, D.C. A U.S. scientific exploration went to Kitum Cave in Kenya in hopes of finding the origin of the Ebola virus. They inadvertently brought the virus back to the research facility at Reston, Virginia where several monkeys were infected, and eventually killed. The research facility was treated as a Hot Zone and was eventually decontaminated and torn down.

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The Hot Zone Study Guide

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