Author E. W. Johnson, M.D.’s new book “Virulence” is the thrilling story of a doctor recruited by the CDC to solve the mystery of an outbreak of a deadly disease

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Recent release “Virulence” from Page Publishing author E. W. Johnson, M.D. is the gripping story of Dr. Sean Nolan, a small-town doctor in rural Washington, who is recruited by the Center for Disease Control to solve a medical mystery when an enigmatic outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease spreads through California.

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E. W. Johnson, M.D., a board-certified internist, has completed his new book “Virulence”: a gripping and potent story of a doctor recruited to solve a medical mystery plaguing California.

Published by Page Publishing, E. W. Johnson, M.D.’s captivating tale follows Dr. Sean Nolan, a doctor in a small town in Washington. Dr. Nolan never dreamed of becoming a part-time medical detective, but he is first thrust into that position when cancer deaths in his small-town practice begin to rise, even claiming his own wife. Dr. Nolan wanted to know why cancer rates were rising and who was responsible for this deadly outbreak. With no rule other than to find the truth, his unorthodox approach, occasionally stretching legal boundaries, proved an unstoppable force that left no stone unturned.

As a result of that first successful foray into being a medical detective, he is recruited for a higher-profile mystery. Forty-seven people are dead in California from an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. The Center for Disease Control has not been able to locate the source. With the outbreak fading, the CDC has been reassigned from this outbreak. However, a lingering sense of uncertainty compels the CDC director to ask Dr. Nolan to take a second look at this baffling mystery. Dr. Nolan is given two weeks to find key pieces of evidence. Utilizing his own unique methods, and an unlikely group of associates, Dr. Nolan uncovers a complex web of secrets that affects thousands of lives. Unlocking the door is simple but forcing it open is something quite different.

Readers who wish to experience this gripping. work can purchase “Virulence” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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