Hot Zone Study Guide - Hot Zone Study Guide Questions 1 WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SOURCES OF THE VIRUS INFERRED BY THE AUTHOR 2 THE VILLAGES THAT SURROUND

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Hot Zone Study Guide Questions: 1- WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SOURCES OF THE VIRUS INFERRED BY THE AUTHOR? 2- THE VILLAGES THAT SURROUND THE VOLACANO OF MOUNT ELGON ARE DESTROYING THE FOREST FOR FIREWOOD AND GRAZING LAND. WHAT IS THE MAJOR IMPACT ON THE FOREST CAUSED BY THIS ACTIVITY? 3- WHAT IS THE FIRST SYMPTOM THAT OCCURS AFTER EXPOSURE TO THIS VIRAL AGENT? WHEN DOES THIS SYPTOM OCCUR? 4- DROOPING OF THE FACIAL MUSCLES IS A VERY DISTINCTIVE SYMPTOM CAUSED BY THE VIRUS. WHAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS FACIAL DEFORMATION? 5- THIS VIRUS CAUSES EXTREME AMPLIFICATION RESULTING IN THE BODY BEING PARTLY TRANSFORMED INTO VIRUS PARTICLES. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN THAT THE VIRUS IN ACTUALLY DOING? 6- WHY DO YOU SUPPOSE THE AUTHOR USES TERMS SUCH AS “PERHAPS” AND “MAYBE” WHEN HE DESCRIBES CHARLES MONET AND HIS ENCOUNTERS? 7- WHY DO YOU SUPPOSE IT TOOK SO LONG FOR A DOCTOR TO SUSPECT THIS DISEASE COULD BE CAUSED BY A VIRUS? 8- WHY DO YOU SUPPOSE MONET’S LADY COMPANION DID NOT CONTRACT THE DISEASE AND DR. MUSOKE DID? 9- HOW ARE VIRUSES NAMED? WHY ARE THEY NAMED THIS WAY? 10- WHAT ARE SOME OF THE PATHWAYS IN WHICH MARBURG CAN BE TRASMITTED? 11- WHY DOES THE AUTHOR SUFFEST THAT MARBURG’S TRUE HOST IS NOT MONKEYS, EVEN THOUGH THEY CARRY IT? 12- MR. JONES, THE ENGLISH VETRINARIAN, VISUALLY INSPECTED ALL THE MONKEYS TRANSPORTED TO GERMANY. HOW THEN, COULD HE HAVE APPROVED THE INFECTED ANIMALS FOR SHIPMENT? 13- WHAT OTHER VIRUSES ARE MENTIONED IN CHAPTERS 2 &3? 14- WHAT INFERENCE CAN WE MAKE ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF THE HIV VIRUS FROM READING CHAPTER 3? 15- WHY IS MARBURG CONSIDERED THE LESS DANGEROUS SISTER OF ITS VIRUS STRAIN? 16- WHAT DID THE AUTHOR SAY IS DIFFERENT ABOUT FILOVIRUSES? 17- WHAT HAPPENED TO THE HOSPITAL AND TO DOCTOR MUSOKE AT THE END OF CHAPTER 3? 18- WHAT IS THE OVERALL MISSION OF USAMRIID? 19- WHAT WAS NANCY JAAX’S JOB IN THE EBOLA PROJECT? 20- WHEN NANCY FIRST APPLIED TO THE PROJECT, SHE WAS NOT ACCEPTED. SHE THOUGHT THIS WAS BECAUSE SHE WAS A WOMAN. WHAT WAS THE REAL REASON THEY WERE USING FOR REJECTING HER? 21- WHY WAS GENE JOHNSON USING MONKEYS FOR HIS EBOLA EXPERIMENTS? 22- WHICH TYPE OF PEOPLE ARE MOST LIKELY TO PANIC IN THE LEVEL 4 SPACESUITS AND WHY? 23- WHY DID THE HEALTHY MONKEYS GO NUTS WHEN THE HUMANS ENTERED THEIR AREA? 24- WHAT IS THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE AGAINST A HOT AGENT? 25- WHY ARE THE VIRUSES CONSIDERED TO BE AMBIGUOUSLY ALIVE? 26- WHY IS EBOLA CONSIDERED AN ANCIENT VIRUS? 27- WHY MUST THEY USE RONGEUR PLIERS ON THE MONKEY’S SKULL INSTEAD OF SAWING IT OPEN? 28- WHAT DID NANCY JAAX DO TO KNOW FOR SURE THAT HER INNERMOST GLOVE WAS NOT COMPROMISED BY THE CUT IN THE OUTER GLOVES?
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29- WHAT TWO POSSIBLE EXPLANATIONS DOES THE AUTHOR GIVE FOR WHY THE EBOLA SUDAN VIRUS VANISHED?
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