> From: robsereno at aol.com (Rob Sereno)
> Subject: Re: The Ebola virus - the end of the civilized world
> (I hope this is quoting...) Although Ebola does kill 90 percent of its
> victims, it does not infect the entire population of an area (as
> demonstrated in Kikwit). The town of Kikwit has a population of 500,000
> and extremely poor medical treatment centers, and yet only 300 people died
> there. That is not anywhere near 90 percent of the entire population.
A simple yet very obvious statement of the facts...so if 499 700
people in Kikwit DIDN'T get Ebola, why are Americans so worried????
Take the hint, people!
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