Crisis in the Red Zone
Κατόπιν προπληρωμένης παραγγελίας. Εκτιμώμενος χρόνος παράδοσης 15 – 20 ημέρες.
Format Paperback | 400 pages
Dimensions 130 x 201 x 23mm | 295g
Publication date 28 Apr 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – An urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses and a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, told through the story of the deadly 2013-2014 Ebola epidemic «Crisis in the Red Zone reads like a thriller. That the story it tells is all true makes it all more terrifying.»–Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction From the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, now a National Geographic original miniseries . . . This time, Ebola started with a two-year-old child who likely had contact with a wild creature and whose entire family quickly fell ill and died. The ensuing global drama activated health professionals in North America, Europe, and Africa in a desperate race against time to contain the viral wildfire. By the end–as the virus mutated into its deadliest form, and spread farther and faster than ever before–30,000 people would be infected, and the dead would be spread across eight countries on three continents. In this taut and suspenseful medical drama, Richard Preston deeply chronicles the pandemic, in which we saw for the first time the specter of Ebola jumping continents, crossing the Atlantic, and infecting people in America….