The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story is a best-selling nonfiction thriller by Richard Preston about the origins and incidents involving viral hemorrhagic fevers, particularly ebolaviruses and marburgviruses. The basis of the book was Preston's New Yorker article "Crisis in the Hot Zone". The Hot Zone is an American drama television miniseries, based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Richard Preston. Six episodes aired from. The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus [Richard Browse our editors' picks for the best books of the month in fiction, nonfiction.

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Editorial Reviews. Review. The dramatic and chilling story of an Ebola virus . This book, THE HOT ZONE by RICHARD PRESTON, is a TRUE account of the study of Marburg and Ebola viruses in the years preceding the full . The Hot Zone book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebol. 1 day ago Relatively speaking, 'The Hot Zone' is like the PG version of the HBO “Crisis in the Hot Zone,” later expanded into a nonfiction book by the.

Even scarier is that the source of Ebola has never been found so that it could be studied further And if there are pathogens out there like Ebola, it's quite possible that there are even more dangerous viruses waiting to strike.

A Virus From Hell Think about all the species that have been discovered. Nancy Jaax played by Julianna Margulies , who was appointed to work on the Ebola outbreak operation for the U. Fear Factor Peterson and Souders wanted to match the heightened level of situational drama for their viewing audience, but because they were working with National Geographic, it was also imperative to root the series in reality when it came to such science.

Nancy Jaax thinks Jerry Noah Emmerich going down is the biggest problem her team is currently facing. Might want to check the freezer. Also Read: It's Dr.

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

Jaax against the world. Jaax tries to convince the powers that be that the Ebola threat is real. She's still met with skepticism after an old colleague of Wade's shows up and causes trouble.

Throughout the series so far, Dr. Jaax has shown an unbelievable tenacity to stay the course despite all the obstacles getting thrown her way.

It's one thing when your superior raises his eyebrows but quite another when your husband stabs you in the back. View Slideshow: A Virus From Hell He claimed it was out. Watch our exclusive video interview about the program starring Bradley Whitford and Steve Zahn above. The series, set in the s, chronicles some of the key players in the early battle to be the dominant web browser on the web.

Players like Microsoft played so dirty and Bill Gates was totally gangster! Which I never really knew. What do you do when a first of its kind virus arrives in the United States of America?

Nancy Jaax had to find a way to find a cure. The world did not think Nancy is equipped for the task because of her status as an Army veterinarian.

How did she manage to prove to the people who ruled her out? Meanwhile, Nancy's husband had his own involvement in the fight to save the world. If you want your kids thinking twice about washing their hands, and even going to bed worrying about a terrifying virus that can be transmitted in a variety of ways, then The Hot Zone on National Geographic might be the show you want.

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In all seriousness though the miniseries is being based off the nonfiction book The Hot Zone: There are many horrors in real life. Some are so ghastly that it might seem more like fiction than fact.

The series is inspired by the true events outlined in Richard Preston's best-selling novel of the same name. If you haven't read the novel, no worries. This series will pull right into the actual terrifying race to prevent a global crisis of epic proportions.

The Ebola virus is one bad bug. And in the late s, when it first appeared on American soil, one United States Army researcher was at the forefront of keeping it from infecting the populace. That researcher was Lt.

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But first, a quick recap: The premiere opens in Kenya in , where. Welcome back to Tune In: Tune in to see Julianna Marguiles star as the hazmat suit-wearing Lt. Nancy Jaax in this new Nat Geo limited series.

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A Spacetime Odyssey since Wicked Tuna: Retrieved from " https: Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 30 May , at By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Hot Zone by Richard Preston. National Geographic. Michael Uppendahl.In , a shipment of monkeys from the Philippines arrived at a private commercial lab in Reston, Va.

In , Ebola Landed on U. Rate This. This virus is now known as Reston virus. McCormick and Susan Fisher-Hoch lambasted Preston for claiming that Ebola dissolves organs, stating that although it causes great blood loss in tissues the organs remain structurally intact.

In January , 20th Century Fox producer Lynda Obst won a bidding war for the film rights to Preston's New Yorker article, which was still being transitioned into book form. Michael Uppendahl. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The intention was to use the macaques for testing.