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The Hot Zone
Preston, Richard,
ISBN: 0868245739
Doubleday, Sydney, 1994. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. to the reader, list of characters, glossary, acknowledgements and index. At the beginning of the text is a double page map of central Africa. Black coloured boards with white coloured titles to the back strip. Plaintext dustwrapper with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Deep in the rainforests of tropical Africa there are so-called "Hot Zones", so-called by scientists as they are the breeding ground of highly infectious and lethal viruses. Influenza is a level I category virus. Ebola and Marburg are category 4 viruses. This is the story of what happened in a scientific facility with imported monkeys when Ebola was discovered within the facility located near one of the most densely populated areas of Washington DC. This is the story of what the laboratory workers and scientists did keep it in-house. Minor rubbing to the back strip edges and to the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels the little chipping to the top edge of the back strip. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [34], 3 - 335, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Medicine & Health; viruses; 1990s; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0868245739. ISBN/EAN: 9780868245737. Inventory No: 0127820. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0127820  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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