Ebola Ground Zero

steve tichy tichysr at ix.netcom.com
Mon May 15 14:35:08 EST 1995


In <3p567i$idp at comet.connix.com> dbeers at connix.com (David Beers)
writes: 
>
>It will be interesting if they can now find Ground Zero for
>Ebola.  Richard Preston of Hot Zone thought if might to in
>Kitum Cave.
>
>I wonder if the first person infected in Kitwit went to Kitum cave?
>
>Did the person work around monkeys?
>
>Time will tell if they can find the source.  Something tells me they
>won't.  Because according to Richard Preston they haven't found ground
>zero for AIDS.  And they sure have the money and resources to try
>and find it.
>
>If anybody has any info on first case in Kitwit 1995 post it.
>
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     I understand Kitum Cave was suppose to be Marburg and the disease
in Kitwit is suppose to be Ebola Zaire.
     Marburg and Ebola Zaire are two DIFFERENT filoviruses.

Veneta Tichy
tichysr at ix.netcom.com



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