In 1989, there was a small outbreak of an extremely contagious virus, the Ebola virus, in rese... In 1989, there was a small outbreak of an extremely contagious virus, the Ebola virus, in research monkeys in a lab in Reston, Virginia. The body is stripped of its clotting factors and victims essentially bleed to death. The army was brought in to stop the spread of the disease. RICHARD PRESTON has written book about the incident in The Hot Zone (Random House). (Aired 10
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In 1989, there was a small outbreak of an extremely contagious virus, the Ebola virus, in rese...

In 1989, there was a small outbreak of an extremely contagious virus, the Ebola virus, in rese...

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In 1989, there was a small outbreak of an extremely contagious virus, the Ebola virus, in research monkeys in a lab in Reston, Virginia. The body is stripped of its clotting factors and victims essentially bleed to death. The army was brought in to stop the spread of the disease. RICHARD PRESTON has written book about the incident in The Hot Zone (Random House). (Aired 10