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Author Preston, Richard, 1954- author.

Title Crisis in the red zone : the story of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, and of the outbreaks to come / Richard Preston.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2019]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-13  614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Cordova DL Stacks - CORG-1  363 PRE    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-1  HEALTH & FITNESS 614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-12  614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE
 Johnsburg PL Adult Non-Fiction - JOLY-11  614.588 PRE    AVAILABLE

Description xix, 375 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
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Series The dark biology series
Contents Nameless -- Heat lightning -- Ancient rule -- Crisis in the red zone -- Epilogue: A level 4 event. -- from contents page.
Summary The 2013-2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever. The ensuing global drama activated health professionals in North America, Europe, and Africa in a desperate race against time to contain the viral wildfire. By the end-- as the virus mutated into its deadliest form-- 30,000 people would be infected across three continents. Preston chronicles the outbreak, writing of doctors and nurses in the field putting their own lives on the line, of government bureaucrats and NGO administrators moving, often fitfully, to try to contain the outbreak, and of pharmaceutical companies racing to develop drugs to combat the virus. He makes clear that the outbreak of 2013-2014 is a harbinger of further, more severe outbreaks, and of emerging viruses heretofore unimagined. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject Epidemics -- Africa, West -- History -- 21st century.
Ebola virus disease -- Epidemiology -- History.
Ebola virus disease -- Transmission -- Prevention.
Epidemics -- Africa, West -- Prevention.
Ebola virus disease -- Africa, West -- Prevention -- International cooperation.
Epidemics -- Africa, West -- Prevention -- International cooperation.
Hemorrhagic fever -- History.
Hemorrhagic fever -- Epidemiology.
Epidemics -- History.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Contagious.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Virology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Story of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, and of the outbreaks to come
ISBN 9780812998832 hardcover
0812998839 hardcover
Standard No. 40029323996

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