How Ebola Spreads

October 23, 2014 4:15 PM

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How Ebola Spreads

In the wake of a blog I posted earlier this week regarding my experience with hazmat, I noticed in the comments that what is most confusing about Ebola is the transmission -- or rather, the contradictory reports about how the virus spreads and infects. While the hazmat information I provided was interesting, it did little to quell the concerns of those who read the blog.

One major area of confusion around the transmission of Ebola is whether or not it is airborne. In the blog I wrote, I sort of glazed over the concept of airborne vs. aerosolized, and I realized that this was a major disservice to readers. I'll try to explain it better. Before I do, though, I just wa...

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