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The Hot Zone

Based on the eponymous international bestseller by Richard Preston, The Hot Zone recounts the terrifying true story of the origins of the Ebola virus, a highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest and its first arrival on U.S. soil. In 1989, when this killer suddenly appears in chimpanzees in a scientific lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. — a stone's throw away from the White House — there is no known cure. A heroic U.S. Army veterinarian, working with a secret military SWAT team, puts herself in mortal peril when she tries to head off the outbreak before it spreads to the human population. The Hot Zone is a dramatic, hair-raising account of a rare and lethal virus and its impact on the human race.

Show Info

Network: United States National Geographic Channel (2019 - now)
Default Runtime: 60 minutes
Status: Running; returning November 2021
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Science-Fiction Thriller
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Created by: James V. Hart

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: HiddenMay 29, 2019
1x05: QuarantineMay 29, 2019
1x04: ExpendableMay 28, 2019
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Also known as:
  • Halálzóna (Hungary Hungary)
  • Zona fierbinte (Romania Romania)
  • Зона заражения (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
  • Горячая зона (Russian Federation Russian Federation)


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