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Ebola Facts and Possibilities

by Craig
The name for the Ebola virus is derived from the Ebola River due to the location of the first outbreaks in the mid 70s. It’s being called an Ebola crisis because of the sheer number of deaths the outbreak has caused. Experts are telling people not to worry, that there’s virtually no chance the outbreak will spread to other countries. They’re saying that no other countries will face the epidemic like the one being experienced in its country of origin. But these same experts said the same thing about other epidemics and yet they spread from their country of origin. [...]