The origins of Ebola

 
Sierra Leone government burial team members wearing protective clothing carry the coffin of Dr Modupeh Cole, Sierra Leone's second senior physician to die of Ebola. (Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Sierra Leone government burial team members wearing protective clothing carry the coffin of Dr Modupeh Cole, Sierra Leone’s second senior physician to die of Ebola. (Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Vox put out an extremely succinct but informative article about this deadly disease. For insightful coverage on this deadly disease ravaging West Africa be sure to check out their articles related to the Ebola Outbreak.

 The article on the origins of the Ebola virus begins by stating “One of the big mysteries in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is where the virus came from in the first place — and whether it’s changed in any significant ways. These unanswered questions could be making it more difficult to diagnose the disease and find treatments.”

Below is the link explaining the origins of this current outbreak and telling the story of those who sacrificed their lives for us to know more about this evil disease.  http://www.vox.com/2014/8/28/6071071/ebola-sequencing

 

 

 

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