Great book!! Rather frightening, as far as germs and disease are concerned. I read this in 2 days and washed my hands... A LOT!!! Caution: Book does not include HazMat suit.
"The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story is a best-selling 1994 non-fiction bio-thriller by Richard Preston about the origins and incidents involving viral hemorrhagic fevers, particularly ebola viruses and Marburg viruses. The basis of the book was Preston's 1992 New Yorker article 'Crisis in the Hot Zone'."
^ "Best Sellers: June 4, 1995". The New York Times Book Review (New York: The New York Times). 1995-06-04. Retrieved 2008-09-29.