Amazing Reddit AMA Busts Worst Ebola Outbreak Myths

"Ebola experts are hanging out on Reddit, answering detailed questions about the disease from panicked strangers in order to separate fact from fiction."

A few myths, true and false:

"TRUE: Old-fashioned home cleaning products are a great weapon against infection, even with a disease like Ebola."

"FALSE: The disease has mutated and become airborne, and that’s why it’s killing doctors."

"FALSE: A global pandemic is inevitable."

"TRUE: The consequences of the epidemic go way beyond just the deaths from Ebola alone."

"TRUE: We’re still really bad at predicting epidemics like this."

"TRUE: The international response has been tragically inadequate."

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Amazing Reddit AMA Busts Worst Ebola Outbreak Myths
TIL Ebola experts hang out on Reddit, answering questions from strangers

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