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Erratum: New case of Ebola

Patrick O'Neil patrick at corona
Wed Apr 12 23:31:40 EST 1995



On 12 Apr 1995, Hank wrote:

> >I was under the impression that two (three?) humans tested positive for the
> >_presence_ of Ebola Reston in the bloodstream, but, as of yet, have not 
> >shown any symptoms.  
> 
> 	It was four, I'm pretty sure.  Two scientists and two
> workers...at Reston, that is.  
> 

To be nitpicky, they didn't test positive for _virus_, but for antibodies 
reactive to the Reston virus, thus indicating exposure to the virus...and 
it was indeed 4 individuals from the Reston monkey facility that tested so.

Patrick



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