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One ripple effect of the Ebola epidemic

 By Alan Lenhoff, editor on August 17, 2014

It is a small thing, I suppose, considered against the tragic deaths of, officially, more than 1,100 people from Ebola hemorrhagic virus in West Africa, but it is haunting to me, and it is a good example of how fear, even justified fear, can be part of the ripple effect of epidemics. The Youth Olympic Games are ongoing in China (through 8.27), and...


 

 

 

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