lazlo at j51.com
Thu Mar 9 15:36:21 EST 1995
John Cherwonogrodzky (jcherwon at dres.dnd.ca) wrote:
: Dear Ray Pierson:
: I'm not a virologist, and what I know about ebola is probably from what
: you've read or seen on T.V.
Nor am I, but I read the book.
: The 500 monkeys in Reston, Virginia, were from the Philippines and the
: disease spread by aerosol. The ebola was identical except it had minimal
: effect on humans. hence:
I don't believe Ebola Reston was in any way *identical*. It was ebola, and
it was a filovirus (not flavivirus) but because it produced no disease in
man, it must obviously be different in some obviously critical regard.
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