About microscopic forms of life, including Bacteria, Archea, protozoans, algae and fungi. Topics relating to viruses, viroids and prions also belong here.

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Post by fscottdahlgren » Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:56 am

Ebola is way smarter than us. We don't know how it gets into cells. It becomes more virulent with each generation. It easily spreads between species.

There is no preparing a city for an Ebola outbreak, just prevention.

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Post by Darby » Fri Jun 15, 2007 9:17 pm

None of that is true, by the way.

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Post by MrMistery » Sat Jun 16, 2007 7:13 am

Ebola has had some very bad publicity in Hollywood movies and in novels. The virus is deadly to some people, however research has identified that people living in Ebola infested regions have antibodies to Ebola, meneaning that they caught the desease and lived. From what i heard from a person that used to study the virus, there have only been like 2000 deaths due to Ebola ever recorded. Car crashes kill hundreds of people more each year...
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter

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