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Virus Hunter: Thirty Years of Battling Hot Viruses Around the World

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The commander of the Army virology unit that battled Ebola in The Hot Zone--and current director of Special Pathogens at the CDC--teams up with the bestselling co-author of Mind Hunter to chronicle his extraordinary thirty-year career fighting deadly viruses.

Currently the head of Special Pathogens at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, C. J. Peters has been on the front lines of our biological war against hot viruses for three decades in South America, the U.S., and Africa. In Virus Hunter, he recounts his lifelong battle against these deadly and invisible agents--and the all-too-often equally dangerous bureaucratic turf wars that have at times escalated the conflict and exacerbated epidemics. From investigating Venezuelan equine encephalitis and Bolivian hemorrhagic fever to containing Ebola in Reston, Virginia, and the deadly hantavirus in the Southwestern U.S., Peters offers a fascinating array of stories about the clash between biology and bureaucracy--and the threat emerging viruses pose to our species.

Written with bestselling co-author Mark Olshaker (Mind Hunter), Virus Hunter is a first person memoir by one of the leading virologists in the Ebola outbreak and a dramatic complement to the mega-bestseller The Hot Zone.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385485586
With:
Peters, C. J.
Author:
Olshaker, Mark
With:
Peters, C. J.
Author:
C.J. Peters & Mark Olshaker
Author:
Peters, C. J.
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Microbiology
Subject:
Epidemiology
Subject:
Immunology
Subject:
Medical - Physicians
Subject:
Virology
Subject:
Hemorrhagic diseases
Subject:
Hemorrhagic fever.
Subject:
Epidemiologists.
Subject:
Virologists
Subject:
Hemorrhagic Fevers, Viral
Subject:
Diseases - Contagious
Subject:
Biography/Medical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Anchor Books trade paperback ed.
Series Volume:
v. 37
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.97x5.21x.77 in. .61 lbs.

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