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IT AFFECTS THE BODY"
around with Ebola is an easy way to die. Better to work with something
safer, such as anthrax."
Hot Zone by Richard Preston
Ebola is a deadly strain of virus,
originating in Africa. The Ebola virus is highly contagious, with no vaccine
or cure. It is said that one strain has the killing capabilities of the
Black Plague of the Middle Ages. Here we present information about this
virus, and the known outbreaks of the Ebola strains.
of Ebola Reston)
Ebola is a BioSafety Level
4, the highest level, due to its highly pathogenic nature (AIDS/HIV is
a BioSafety Level 2). It has a mortality rate that ranges from approximately
53-88%. The constraint of the scientific research about this virus, has
resulted in information gaps. However, there is much misinformation about
it in the media. Here are the facts:
IT AFFECTS THE BODY
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