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jschemme at ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de jschemme at ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de
Sat Apr 15 17:15:21 EST 1995

In article <c601591-1404951031440001 at>, 
c601591 at mizzou1.missouri.edu says...
>Ebola is so
>deadly that it burns itself out fast.  Further, as I understand it,
>because humans are not the natural or preffered host for Ebola, its
>virulence is inversely proportional to it's passage number.  In other
>words, it becomes less devilish as it burns through a population. 

Could you explain this a little bit more? I thought it is not so clear
if the virulence is really decreasing with passage number.


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