Ebola And Marburg Viruses


The are extremely lethal viruses that have
placed repugnant thoughts on the minds of many people that have any background
knowledge on this field of viral infections. Where does it come from? Where
does it hide? What could it do to me? As these questions burn holes in the
minds of many people, something should be done to learn more about these
horrendous viruses. People sometimes become scared stiff from the thought of
the bone-chilling effects from these viruses, and had good reason to. "Ebola,
the slate wiper, did things to people that you did not want to think about. The
organism was too frightening to handle even for those who were comfortable and
adept in space suits." ...

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virus. There is only one connection between Charles and Peter.
"The paths of Charles Monet and Peter Cardinal had crossed at only one place on
earth, and that was inside Kitum Cave." (pg. 140 - Cardinal). Kitum Cave is
where the virus is expected to be living or where the history of the Ebola
virus lays. So Kitum Cave is where the search for the deadly virus begins.
Led by Gene Johnson, the team members on the Kitum Cave expedition set up many
differing animals inside the cave with the hope that one of the animals would
contract the virus. Even though the expedition's results came out negative,
Kitum Cave is still the only logical place where the virus thrives.
There have been a handful of outbreaks as the cause of a shipment of
monkeys to a civilized community. For example, this occurred from a monkey
shipment to an old city in central Germany. Killing 7 out of the 31 people it
infected, this virus would later be named after the city it erupted in, Marburg.
The monkeys ...

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