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Steven Dunbar's latest and most deadly case... When a killer virus appears, there are no obvious connections between the victims. The solution is unbelievable, yet all-too-possible When a traveller dies on a flight back to London from Africa, bleeding profusely, the Ebola virus is blamed. Steven Dunbar of the Sci-Med Directorate investigates and discovers that this outbreak cannot be blamed on Ebola, and that others, completely unrelated to the first victim, are falling ill and dying. Somewhere there is a link. Somehow the wild cards are related. As more and more people fall ill and die throughout the British Isles in the run-up to Christmas, politicians equivocate and scientists attempt to find a seemingly impossible answer. Steven questions his own belief in medicine and in his role as a doctor. Gradually, the truth becomes clearer... it is terrifying and unbelievable.
Publisher: London, Eng. ; Toronto, Ont. : Simon & Schuster, c2002.
ISBN: 9780743220583
Branch Call Number: MCCLU
Characteristics: 310 p. ; 25 cm.
Alternative Title: Wild card


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