I honestly have not thought about the relative size of Africa and China before, and it was educational.
I'm wondering how much stock we should put in the "13,567 cases" number. It may be correct in terms of magnitude, (ten thousand cases vs. a hundred thousand) but I don't think it has the same sort of stringent analysis as say, the batting average of a Major League Baseball player.
Hint: it's not because of urban settings. And it's not because of increased air travel.
"We are woefully unprepared to manage Ebola. We are doing a live experiment…"
Of the thirty-four outbreaks of Ebola-like virus since 1967, most have been very poorly studied.
With all the attention on Dallas, I've been wondering about the NBC newsman recovering from Ebola in Nebraska.
If Sierra Leone had a massive Tsunami, or if they had an earthquake or a flood, we'd be pouring resources into the country to help them recover.
workers using protective gear need to be aware that any speck of blood, picked up and stuck in a mouth or rubbed in an eye, is a potential infectious agent long after the patient has died
Could it really be this simple?