HELP! Ebola Virus
robinpersaud at globalserve.net
Thu Oct 23 18:45:25 EST 1997
I make a mistake in this posting not too long ago....
>Hello, my name is Robin, and I need some help. I am an OAC bio student in
>Toronto, ON, working on a class assignment that has to do with
>Since not much is currently known about this topic, (and since our material
>is dated), our assignment was to gather information of the different
>theories on this topic. If anyone has anything that could be of use to me,
>please, send it. I would appreciate it very much.
I have not gotten too much of a good response from this message. Let me
make a few corrections, observations, and statements.
1. I meant filovirus and not retro. Anybody who has studied Ebola,
Marburg, and others knows that. I must have mistyped the word in a spell of
2. When somebody makes a mistake, don't send nasty e-mail. THINK BEFORE
YOU E-MAIL should be a law. I got a nasty e-mail from some University
Professor and I must say that he was quite rude. He bluntly stated that I
should go to the library and study, saying that "nobody gives free rides for
lazy people". This is not the case. I collected many research papers, and
I even went so far as to hound officials from the WHO for detailed
manuscripts of the events that took place in the 'hot zones'. He also had a
few "choice words" for me. But let's move on. No use wasting time on him.
3. To those who did respond, thank you. I appreciate it.
4. Finally, I wish to say that I am sorry for not editing and proofreading
my letter before I posted--a definite sin--especially when it comes to
Thank for your time.
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