Tyler Durden – Why Airport Screening Won’t Stop Ebola, The Economist Explains Tyler Durden’s Picture – 18 October 2014

ZeroHedgeOriginally posted at The Economist,

Those who got sick, and there were many, developed large, dark blisters that oozed pus and blood. Later came fever and bloody vomiting. Long before Ebola, there was the Black Death, which killed millions in the 14th century. And as with Ebola, nervous officials tried to keep the sick from entering their cities. Venetian authorities held ships at bay for 40 days—hence the word quarantine—to check for infections. Still, the disease ravaged the republic. Today countries are screening air passengers arriving from the places affected by Ebola. Will these efforts prove more effective?

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