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Shawn In retrospect, given the coronavirus pandemic now among us, this book was certainly not over-sensationalized.
Skylar it's technically nonfiction, but it has a lot of fictional elements, especially in the portrayal and descriptions of ebola-- Preston himself has admitted to simply adding in and making up parts of the story. it's clear that preston is more author than scientist here
Amy Moseley It is non-fiction, but highly sensationalized and overfocused on a strain of Ebola that seems only to infect chimpanzees. The fact that that strain of virus was discovered and named here in the US is probably why.