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Author Preston's Book Reviews

The Cobra Event
Alice Austen is a physician working for the Center of Disease Control(CDC). She is harmlessly asked to follow up on the unusual deaths of innocent and seemingly unconnected individuals in NYC. After participating in the autopsies she stumbles upon biomedical clues that link all of the victims: a homeless man, a teenager, and antique dealer. As a pathologist she focuses her skills on the physical exam findings found in the victims tissues. The dangerous n...
The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone is about a mutated form of the Ebola virus called Marburg virus. The book vividly describes symptoms, and is mainly about attempting where Marburg came from, and how it should be diagnosed/treated/cured...