Originally posted on HumansinShadow.wordpress.com:
We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse By Cutting Down Forests
Mon Jul. 7, 2014 6:00 AM EDT|
In a relentless sweep across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the largest outbreak of Ebola, a virus that causes to dramatic internal bleeding and often a hasty death, has now claimed 467 lives, from 759 infections, since February this year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
With victims identified across more than 60 different locations, there’s now a very real risk the outbreak will spread to even more countries, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which calls the epidemic out of control.
WHO is now focusing…
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