FOR KIDS: Ebola in the air
A deadly virus can spread through the air from pigs to monkeys
Web edition: December 11, 2012
Scientists have found that a type of Ebola virus that infects humans can pass from piglets to macaques, like the one shown here, through the air.
What do you get when you mix six piglets, four monkeys and the deadly Ebola virus? Bad news, according to a recent experiment by Canadian researchers.
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T. Hesman Saey. Ebola may go airborne. Science News, Vol. 182, November 15, 2012, p. 12. Available online: [Go to]