This books reads like a thriller as the authors take the reader from one hot zone to another.
Dr. Peters has an extraordinary ability to explain his concepts in such a clear manner as to make it possible for the lay person to understand.
Reading this book is well worth the time - and particularly recommended to young people thinking of entering the field of medicine.
Interesting book and very timely. Sheds light on the current ebola crisis and what the aid workers have to deal with.Published 17 days ago by Linda Q.
This is a great book especially for people in science. I noticed that some reviewers didn't like the mini-resumes of some of the scientists, but I found that whole thing... Read morePublished 2 months ago by bb
The passion CJ Peters has for his work in epidemiology is very clear in this book, which is basically his life story with a focus on some of the outbreaks he's been in on... Read morePublished on April 3, 2012 by raven
The maps of South America & Africa were confusing - they put a lot of effort into identifying most of the Countries, but many of them didn't feature in the text, so why give... Read morePublished on January 25, 2004 by Keith Appleyard
An excellent book!
This books reads like a thriller as the authors take the reader from one hot zone to another. Read more
I extremely enjoyed Dr. Peters's book. The only thing that I can argue with him about is in the chapter titled Cochabamba, when he describes Bolivia's geography he makes a mistake. Read morePublished on August 27, 2003 by Reader.
Peters has been around the world battling Ebola, Marburg ,Lassa, BHF, and alot more! This book contains his entire life, feelings, and emotions. Read morePublished on May 9, 2003 by Scott Holets
What an interesting read!
The author is a great storyteller, who brings a human (and humorous) voice to some of the world's deadliest virial outbreaks. Read more
After reading Joe Barcelo's review I felt compelled to note that "Hot Zone" is also non-fiction (and very well written).Published on August 8, 2001