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The End Of The Ebola Virus?

Mon Jun 06, 2005 7:34 am

The disease that has spawned quite a few horrible movies, may soon be preventable.

Canadian researchers have developed a promising vaccine that seems to prevent the Ebola virus from making monkeys sick. In addition, the vaccine is effective against the Marburg virus, which has stricken the Angolan capital.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNew...VNews/1118001482161_26/?hub=Health

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RE: The End Of The Ebola Virus?

Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:28 am

Ever read "The Hot Zone?"

Read it on my first DC-10 flight, DFW-HNL-OGG.


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RE: The End Of The Ebola Virus?

Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:46 am

Quoting UAL747 (Reply 1):
Ever read "The Hot Zone?"

Yes! That was one of my favorite books that I read when I was younger. There is also another good one by the same author.
 
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RE: The End Of The Ebola Virus?

Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:11 pm

Yeah, the book talks of Marburg and Ebola. Was an interesting read. But I do have to correct myself. I just opened the book because I wrote what flight I was on, and it was the overnight HNL-DFW flight on the DC-10-30 of AA. Flight 12 perhaps? I can't remember. God, I miss those old fat birds. Looked great in the AA scheme.


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RE: The End Of The Ebola Virus?

Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:50 pm

Quoting UAL747 (Reply 1):
Ever read "The Hot Zone?"

Haha, this is slightly off-topic but I was on the beach in AUA, and was reading that book, and decided to rest my eyes, well I rested the book down on a location of my body that a few hot girls started laughing their a$$es off at, it took me a while to figure out what they were laughing at.
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