I thought it was written well from a dramatic standpoint
but it failed in that it anthropormorhized viruses in
general giving ebolai a quasi-conscious identity. The
author made comments like, "...a virus does not want to kill
its host." As if the virus' had a game plan in that they
are seeking to survive and try to plan their attack.
Viruses are nothing more than packets of information
containing DNA or RNA. They are not alive and cannot be
"killed" but only rendered unviable.
Samantha Fetter (fetter at mhv.net) wrote:
: Hi, I just started checking this group out...
: Has anyone here read "The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston?
: I just finished it 2 nights ago, and I thought it was
: just incredible... I highly recommend it...
: If others have read it, what do you think of it?
: mom to Chloe 08/22/92 and Mikela 05/07/95
A painting should look like it sung itself onto the canvas - W.M. Chase