Ebola Followup/ Ebola Airborne?

EdRegis edregis at aol.com
Tue Jan 30 21:07:02 EST 1996


Ray Bauman writes:
>No one seems to be speculating that rabies is going to mutate to a 
>form transmissable by aerosols. 

It wouldn't *need* to mutate to be spread by aerosols in the way Jahrling
made Ebola Zaire "airborne."  You take any virus and spray it out of an
atomizer down the throat or into the eyes of some animal, including a
person, and you're going to have "airborne transmission."  Is this news?



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