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Scientists Trace Ebola Outbreak to a Tree Where Children Play

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Researchers think they have pinpointed how Ebola epidemic in West Africa started -- with boy playing in hollowed-out tree where infected bats lived.


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Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 30, 2014, 7:30 pm
Well a least they know the source--it's only taken a lifetime. Thx Lone

Süheyla C (234)
Tuesday December 30, 2014, 9:26 pm
Thank you for sharing. noted

Peter Blattner (86)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 5:34 am
Concerns the horrible virus EBOLA: In countless countries is handled in a semi-clandestine laboratories with Ebola around, this morning I've even read that our Switzerland also does this. Now I ask myself the following: What the well-major nuclear weapons states like the United States, Russia, China, Great Britain or France do with Ebola? It is quite possible that would use this warmongering countries Ebola as a weapon! Personally, I would not be surprised, because one thing is crystal clear, the insidious deadly Ebola virus was first grown up in military laboratories around in the 60-is years! Referred to me as I'm a conspiracy theorist ... but the damn military has already done a lot worse and it will continue to do so. But at the moment to pay even more to the poorest of the poor in Africa below and away from the warmongers countries.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 6:05 am

Panchali Yapa (26)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 8:20 am
Thank you

Birgit W (160)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 1:47 pm
Ever heard the story that the Ebola virus was invented by the 1% in order to get rid of some people?

Lone F (56)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 2:48 pm
Thanks for your comment Birgit. Who really knows the true story? We all have to be skeptical - so much misery is caused for political gain!

Charlene Rush (79)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 5:02 pm
Until researchers can pinpoint the actual origin of this dreadful disease, it will be short of impossible to stop it. Although, diseases have originated in China, Africa, where life began has had _more than_ their fair share.

The reasons for this are many:
1. Lots of wild animals
2. Lack of sanitation and healthcare
3. High conflict
4. Poverty
5. Customs (Certain burial customs encouraged the spread of Ebola.)
6. Poor control of wild types of mutants and mosquitos, coupled with lots of exposure. Air conditioning did wonders for fighting malaria in the U.S.

Charlene Rush (79)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 5:11 pm
To Birgit W.:
I haven't heard that, but would not be totally surprised to find it correct.

To Peter Blattner:
What you have stated gives me pause; however, if we were privy to everything governments around the world are involved in, including the U.S., we would probably want to think about inhabiting another planet.

This all tells me one thing, and I apologize if I offend anyone.
These people couldn't possibly believe in a god and/or a life hereafter. If they did, they would not engage in such terrifying practices.

Heidi Aubrey (4)
Thursday January 1, 2015, 6:55 pm
When I was in college, the theory of where Ebola came from was related to chimpanzees. It was thought then, that Ebola was contracted from the consumption of chimpanzees.


Miriam AWAY Site issues (61)
Friday January 2, 2015, 7:48 am
Noted, Thank you for sharing Lone!

Winn A (179)
Friday January 2, 2015, 7:55 am

reft h (66)
Friday January 2, 2015, 11:02 pm
thanks for sharing, I'm sure more info will come out about this

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday January 8, 2015, 12:22 am
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