The sleeping sickness started at a college dorm. Cara was the first victim, followed by other girls. The victims of this sickness just slept.
Those who lived on the same floor as the victims were quarantined and were asked not to leave, but the virus still kept on spreading in a small town called Santa Lora.
The government isn’t sure how to deal with this rare sickness. As it spread, Cordon Sanitaire (restriction to leave to avoid the spread of sickness) has been declared for the entire town. Even the nurses got sick. The authorities could no longer attend to everyone’s needs. Continue reading The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker (Book Summary)