Ebola --- Welcome to North America! (Maybe...)

Brian Connors connorbd at cleo.bc.edu
Wed May 24 02:13:31 EST 1995


In article
<Pine.SOL.3.91.950524121039.28744Z-100000 at student.canberra.edu.au>,
"Kessing / Kenan Allan (COM)" <u934247 at student.canberra.edu.au> wrote:


> JUST IN, THEW EBOLA OUTBREAK'S BEEN GOING SINCE DECEMBER '94.ALSO THE=20
> DEATH-TOLL IN ZAIRE FROM _DYSENTRY_, RELATED TO EBOLA, HAS CLIMBED TO=20
> 150, MORE THAN THE E ITSELF.
> WORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRYWORRY

Dysentery is dysentery and can be caused by several things.  It's not
anything like Ebola.

> PS: There're plenty of places in the US that are warm and wet enough to=20
> foster a lovely new strain of Ebola Americanus
> yay!

Doubt it'll happen, though.  The US medical establishment is too clean.

Brian Connors
Boston College



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