Essays Tagged: "Hot Zone"

Book Report, The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

was addedto the list of strains: Ebola Zaire, Ebola Sudan, and now, Reston. Theseare all level-four hot viruses. That means there are no vaccines and thereare no cures for these killers.In 1976 Ebola ... here were to be another outbreak inNorth America, the results would be unspeakable.Upon reading The Hot Zone, one could easily believe that thiscompelling yet terrifying story sprang from the imaginat ...

(2 pages) 165 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Ebola Virus

About Ebola and book report on "The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston Excellent work!The Ebola VirusDescriptions of the Ebola virus:The Ebola ...

(6 pages) 99 1 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


t epidemiological data to determine a fatality rate. Ebola Reston from (Richard Preston's book) The Hot Zone fame is not fatal to humans but deadly to monkeys.Ebola is spread through close personal co ... he virus has destroyed it's host and is trying to find a new host.' From Richard Preston's book The Hot ZoneIn the summer of 1995, after an 18-year hiatus, Ebola struck Kikwit, Zaire. The virus claime ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Ebola Virus. In depth research paper about the Ebola Virus. Disscusses infection, spread, mortality rates, different strains and outbreaks.

at it takes AIDs ten years to accomplish. After the incident in Reston, Virginia, the author of the Hot Zone, Richard Preston quotes when looking into the windows of the Reston monkey house; "Life had ... .2.Johnson, Chris. Ebola virus kills 10 in Gabon, February. February 1996., Frederick A. "Dr. Frederick A. Murphy talks about the Ebola Virus" Inte ...

(5 pages) 223 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology


ican Demographics."AIDS Weekly 20 Nov. 2000: 13.Hirsh, Michael, et al. "Mapping the AIDS Epidemic's Hot Zone." Newsweek 17 Jan.2000: 37."HIV Infections Decrease in Sub-Saharan Africa." Nation's Health ...

(18 pages) 156 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

THe Hot Zone by Richard Preston

enseful, and remarkable! These are the words describing a number one New York Times Bestseller, The Hot Zone . It is about a highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest that s ... et military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists are mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic "Hot"" virus. The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising account of the appearance ...

(2 pages) 86 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hot Zone anylasis

Jeffrey BoatengThis more of an assignment then an essay to help people who are reading the Hot zone.Diction: choice of wordsTone: The attitude of the speaker or writer as revealed in the choi ... ice of wordsTone: The attitude of the speaker or writer as revealed in the choice of vocabulary.The Hot Zone by Richard PrestonGeneral Tones: Caution, fear, and uncertaintyExample one: Once a virus hi ...

(3 pages) 99 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Hot Zone": The Deadly Truth (Book Report on The Hot Zone with quotes)

viruses that have no vaccines.This is the story that Richard Preston composed into the novel, "The Hot Zone". My favorite elements of the book are the descriptions and the story behind the virus. It ... or else I would assume he would have included it in the book to add to the terror.When reading "The Hot Zone", it is easy to catch yourself thinking it is a Stephen King or Michael Crichton thriller. ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Hot Zone delves into the history behind the spread

The Hot Zone delves into the history behind the spread of the Ebola Zaire virus. In 1976 Ebola was disco ... e of Infectious Disease (USAMRIID) were brought in to assist in this investigation.Upon reading The Hot Zone, you realize the conflict of the various government agencies that want to be the lead agenc ...

(1 pages) 1434 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Emergency Management as a Fire Marshall

her responsibility is to make sure that only properly trained responders are being granted into the hot zone.There also must be a designated evacuation area. As the marshal you must coordinate all res ...

(2 pages) 39 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Richard Preston

Richard Preston's style in the novelThe Hot Zone Richard Preston is a 41 years old writer that has a style of his own. He is a unique writer ...

(1 pages) 1738 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry