hot zone timeline

Part 1

The segment of the book before the monkey house

First known case of Marburg

08/08/1967

Index case of Ebola Sudan

08/18/1976 - 08/22/1976

Index case of Ebola Zaire

09/3/1976 - 09/10/1976

Nurse Mayinga is floating around hospitals

10/12/1976 - 10/14/1976

First Electon microscope photo of a Ebola particle

10/13/1976

Kinshasa the capital of Zaire is under quarantine

10/14/1976 - 10/20/1976

Charles monet is sick with a filovirus

01/06/1980 - 01/15/1980

Musoke's body autopsyed

01/24/1980

Disection of Ebola monkeys

09/26/1983

Peter Cardinal visits kitum cave

8/25/1987

Peter Cardinal strain identified

9/2/1987

Expedition to Kitum Cave

04/06/1988

Part 2

Segment of the book pertaining to the monkey house

First infected monkeys arrive at the monkey house

10/4/1989

First dissection of the monkeys

11/1/1989

Dan brings samples to Fort Detrick

11/13/1989

They realize the virus is a filovirus

11/27/1989

One of the monkey caretakers is severly sick

12/4/1989

The extermination begins

12/5/1989

A monkey escaped from cage and is free

12/6/1989

Last monkey killed and baged

12/7/1989

The final decon if finished

12/18/1989