A Jerk, a Jihad, and a Virus by Gary F. Jones

By Gary F. Jones

Veterinary virologist Jason Mitchell can’t retain his mouth close, can’t lie convincingly, and can’t persist with orders. He’s an not going candidate to aid the CIA find and wreck a dangerous hybrid virus stolen from Jason’s lab on the college of Minnesota. From Washington to Djibouti, From Minneapolis to Yemen, Marines flinch, Senators flip furious, and CIA brokers shudder as Jason struggles to avoid the virus from turning into a organic weapon within the fingers of jihadists. Jason and Ann Hartman, veterinarians, enthusiasts, and graduate scholars, behavior a research of BCV in calves, a standard virus that reasons diarrhea in livestock. A lately arrived chinese language scholar unintentionally exposes the calves to the SARS virus, a detailed relative of BCV. The calves and the chinese language pupil strengthen a serious and confusing pneumonia. the heart for disorder keep watch over (CDC) isolates a hybrid BCV-SARS virus from the chinese language scholar and the calves. The FBI is notified of the hot and unsafe virus. Ahmed, extra con guy than graduate pupil, discovers samples of Jason's that comprise the virus. He steals them and flees to Yemen the place he pretends to be a religious Muslim to get investment from a jihadist staff. The jihadists think the virus may be precious as a organic weapon and as bait to trap the CIA into army motion that may kill blameless civilians and raise hatred of the U.S.. Jason and an unconventional CIA agent redefine “thinking outdoors the field” as they con Ahmed, sidestep bullets, and thwart the jihadists.

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