Via Vox.com, Julia Belluz offers Five reasons why this Ebola outbreak is worse than everyone thought. Excerpt:
Like an unstoppable forest fire, this Ebola outbreak has been burning through West Africa for weeks. So far, nearly 2,000 cases have been recorded, and the death toll has surpassed 1,000. In total, that's about three times the people affected by the sum of every other Ebola outbreak in history.
But beyond the spread of the deadly virus, other factors are making this outbreak much worse than anyone could have imagined. Here's are five reasons why:
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