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Mapping bats could help stop Ebola's spread

In the fight against Ebola, mapping fruit bat habitats could be one important step, says a geoinformatics researcher at Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology.

Like the Black Death that ravaged medieval Europe, the Ebola virus’ progress through remote areas of West Africa is enabled by lack of understanding about the disease, including its causes and transmission. 641 more words

Zoonotics

Catch Up On: WORLD NEWS, Part 3: EBOLA VIRUS

From Jihad terror to a deadly virus. Of course, no bad news week can be without one…

EBOLA STRIKES… 

This is war of another kind – against a virus, which is extra scary because while we think it’s impossible to rationalise with a Jihadist, try convincing an almost invisible molecule not to kill and maim people. 661 more words

Catch Up On

Holy Pteropodidae Batman

I’ve got great please trying to capture the evening flights of fruit bats over the years. I found their colony last weekend – wow – there are a lot of them. 67 more words

Ponderings

Ebola Virus – Three Things You Need to Know

The Ebola virus has resurged and become all but an epidemic in parts of West Africa.  As of this past July, as many as 60% of the infected with the virus has died in this recent bout.  503 more words

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Ebola

It has been reported on August 19th, that 1200 people have succumbed and lost their lives in West Africa, including parts of Liberia, Guinea, Liberia and mainly Sierra Leone due to Ebola. 520 more words