Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/06/12/Richard_Preston_Panic_in_Level_4 "The Hot Zone" author Richard Preston describes his close call with a mysterious "Virus X," in a visit to a U.S. Army level-4 biocontainment research lab. ----- Richard Preston talks about Panic in Level 4: Canibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science. These dramatic accounts, all updated since appearing in The New Yorker, are true tales, taking readers on a journey to military labs, hospitals, and jungles around the world, revealing frightening forces and constructive discoveries that are reordering our world - Book Passage Richard Preston is the author of seven books, including The Hot Zone, The Cobra Event and The Demon in the Freezer, which are his "Dark Biology" series. Preston is a regular contributor to The New Yorker. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages, and he has won numerous awards, including the American Institute of Physics Award and the National Magazine Award. Preston is the only non-medical professional ever to receive the Centers for Disease Control's Champion of Prevention Award for public health.
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