Hot Zone Part 3: Wow, those employes at the monkey house were really undereducated about the kind of viruses that monkeys could carry if they didn’t have a “hazmat” suit, or proper quarantine procedures and equipment. I thought that this was a good part for the book, really though, I wanted the monkey that got out to give more of a fight to liven up the story but other than that it was a good chapter. In it I learned about the Armies procedures for a level 4 hot agent quarantine and the fact that the privates got the “shaft” so to speak (the idea that the inside of one of those suits isn’t a “hazardous area” is complete baloney). I am still wondering what are the “mystery proteins” that we still have absolutely no idea about and which one is the “safety switch” for humans?

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