In New Mexico, veterinarian Maya Maguire approaches the end of her training as one of CDC’s elite epidemic shock troops. Despite unfinished business with a toxic colleague, her work and personal life fall into place until COVID and its impact on loved ones. She applies her medical detective skills to animals after investigating the first human case in Arizona. As a Chinese American adoptee, her origin story comes full circle like an ouroboros—a dragon eating its tail.
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