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species
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a group of animals or plants that are similar — typically identified as a group because they can procreate together (reproduce new members of the group)
  • The passengers looked out the windows at the place where the human species was born.
    p. 17.1
  • Soon afterward, the Marburg agent jumped species and suddenly emerged in the human population of the city.
    p. 35.9
  • Furthermore, different species of monkeys were mixed together.
    p. 45.3
  • It was a perfect setup for an outbreak of a virus that could jump species.
    p. 45.4
  • When a virus is trying, so to speak, to crash into the human species, the warning sign may be a spattering of breaks at different times and places.
    p. 47.4
  • She told herself that this research was being done to help find a cure for Ebola, that it was medical research that would help save human lives and might possibly avert a tragedy for the human species.
    p. 80.4
  • Both species, the human and the monkey, were in the presence of another life form, which was older and more powerful than either of them, and was a dweller in blood.
    p. 81.9
  • The Ebola virus, in its Sudan incarnation, retreated to the heart of the bush, where undoubtedly it lives to this day, cycling and cycling in some unknown host, able to shift its shape, able to mutate and become a new thing, with the potential to enter the human species in a new form.
    p. 100.7
  • The fact that one infected person had wandered around the city for two days when she should have been isolated in a hospital room began to look like a species-threatening event.
    p. 113.4
  • Are you worried about a species-threatening event?
    p. 121.6
  • "A virus can be useful to a species by thinning it out," he said.
    p. 121.9
  • What made it particularly interesting was that it multiplied easily in various species, in monkeys, humans, guinea pigs.
    p. 139.1
  • It was extremely lethal in these species, which meant that its original host was probably not monkeys, humans, or guinea pigs but some other animal or insect that it did not kill.
    p. 139.2
  • The Marburg virus was a traveler: it could jump species; it could break through the lines that separate one species from another, and when it jumped into another species, it had a potential to devastate the species.
    p. 139.3
  • The Marburg virus was a traveler: it could jump species; it could break through the lines that separate one species from another, and when it jumped into another species, it had a potential to devastate the species.
    p. 139.4
  • The Marburg virus was a traveler: it could jump species; it could break through the lines that separate one species from another, and when it jumped into another species, it had a potential to devastate the species.
    p. 139.4
  • The Marburg virus was a traveler: it could jump species; it could break through the lines that separate one species from another, and when it jumped into another species, it had a potential to devastate the species.
    p. 139.4
  • The monkeys were crab-eating monkeys, a species that lives along rivers and in mangrove swamps in Southeast Asia.
    p. 160.8
  • And Ebola is a species jumper.
    p. 226.8
  • Because the AIDS virus's penetration of the human species was still in its early stages, and the penetration was happening inexorably.
    p. 244.3
  • In theory, it could amplify itself around the world in the human species.
    p. 255.4
  • He does not hunt elephants anymore—he approves of the current worldwide ban on ivory—but he does hunt Cape buffalo, which is not an endangered species.
    p. 379.9
  • It is an underground traffic zone, a biological mixing point where different species of animals and insects cross one another's paths in an enclosed air space.
    p. 394.2
  • A nice place for a virus to jump species.
    p. 394.3
  • The tropical rain forests are the deep reservoirs of life on the planet, containing most of the world's plant and animal species.
    p. 406.2
  • Then there is mv—which is very much an emerging virus, because its penetration of the human species is increasing rapidly, with no end in sight.
    p. 406.6
  • In a sense, the earth is mounting an immune response against the human species.
    p. 406.8
  • The earth's immune system, so to speak, has recognized the presence of the human species and is starting to kick in.
    p. 407.4

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