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Isolation Ward

by Joshua Spanogle

Isolation Ward
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  • First Published:
    Feb 2006, 400 pages
    Paperback:
    Jan 2007, 624 pages

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A funny, smart and skilled writer at the beginning of what readers will hope is a long and prolific career. Medical Thriller

From the book jacket: In an astounding debut, Spanogle takes us on an all-too-real race against time…as a young doctor enters the dark side of scientific research, desperate to stop a terrifying epidemic before it is too late…

In Baltimore's St. Raphael's Hospital, three newly admitted patients are among society's most helpless citizens: female residents of Baltimore's group homes for the mentally impaired, their bodies racked by a virus the likes of which no one at St. Raphael's has ever seen.

Dr. Nathaniel McCormick is one of the first on the scene. A young investigator from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Nate is paid to explore the bizarre, the exotic, and the baffling–from ...

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