What can you do with people who continue to engage in dangerous behaviour after being warned otherwise ?
I read that the capture, slaughter and consumption of Fruit Bats is in large part to blame for the continued spread of the Ebola virus.
These people know that the continued harvesting of these and other animals that carry the virus is dangerous.
But they ignore the warnings.
If you want to read a short, well informed article on the Ebola outbreak and it's different strains.
News - As west Africa Ebola outbreak reaches historic proportions - where does it come from, how is it spread and why is it so deadly? - The Weather Network
I've read on this page where it's not likely to go airborne, but also isn't necessary to cause a pandemic. The chances of it spreading out of Africa are low but would show up in Europe first.
Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
Two Americans who contracted it are being brought home to an isolation hospital wing in Atlanta. I hope this isolation unit really, well, isolates them.
Plane arrives in W. Africa to evacuate Americans infected with Ebola
The current outbreak is because of the tradition on the far west of west Africa for washing bodies before burial. That was not so much the case in previous oubreaks in Central and the main part of West Africa.
Have you been following the news at all? All the stations have reported that one of the reasons that it is hard to contain is because people in the remote villages dont trust western doctors who came around the time that ebola showed its face and hence are being blamed for bringing it.In it's entire recorded history it's only killed less than 2-3000 people. Lassa and Ebola are long known by Africans to be African diseases. It's HIV that had the rumour of being created and spread by Westerners.
As Ebola spreads in Africa, some blame health workers - World News Report
There are 20 villages in southern Guinea where Doctors Without Borders, the main humanitarian agency fighting the crisis, can no longer go because of deep hostility toward health-care workers.The Red Cross on Wednesday said it had been forced to suspend activities in southeast Guinea after its health workers were surrounded by a group of men with knives, threatened and blamed for causing the disease.