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Ebola: a quick question

Michael Rivero rivero at accessone.com
Mon Apr 28 16:33:27 EST 1997


  Zaire has been the aite of several outbreaks of Ebola, contained only
by the remoteness of the outbreak sites. The prevailing theory is that some
still unknown natural reservoir of the virus is occasionally stumbled
upon. One theory was the insects of Kitum cave, and another the eating
of infected wild game.

  I'm having a hard time understanding why, with the entire nation in turmoil,
with huge populations of refugees on the move and eating everything they
can find, why there hasn't been a new outbreak?

  Don't get me wrong. I don't want to see someone get sick, but with American
troops in the area and all, it's a valid question. Has the virus just
"gone away"?


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