Can Ebola spread into the environment in North America?
By Brian4Liberty - October 13, 2014
(RPF) - Up until now, the focus of the Ebola outbreak has been on the spread of the virus in the human population. What is much less discussed is the reservoir of Ebola in other animals. There are many theories as to the endemic presence of Ebola in bats and "bush meat" in certain areas of Africa, which is possibly the source of Ebola outbreaks up until now. One troubling aspect of animal infection is that it is often asymptomatic, and does not kill the animals. Good news for the animals, bad news for primates and humans, where the virus is often fatal.
"Monkeys, antelopes, fruit bats, porcupines, rodents, dogs, and pigs are all known to contract