I found this part as interesting as the first.  The monkeys came from the Phillipines, but they still had Ebola, and the book mentioned the monkeys were kept together in cramped conditions in cages.  That relates to the first part when he talked about the origins of HIV and AIDS.  So if monkeys were found to have Ebola and were crammed together with other monkeys, it makes you wonder how many other monkeys were infected with Ebola and sent to other monkey houses.  I enjoyed the backgrounds given on the ARMY staff and those from the CDC and their experiences with Ebola.  It really gave a sense that they knew what they were doing and had experienced Ebola in the field.  I didn’t realize that there were tests and lights that could make results glow.  That’s really kinda nifty.  Humans and monkeys are primates, but why doesn’t Simian Hemorhagic Fever affect humans also?  What about the proteins that make up that virus causes humans to have no real issues with it while monkeys die from it?  How do viruses become airborne?  How long does it take for a virus to become airborne?  Is a monkey’s stomach where you touch to see if it has a fever like a human and their forehead?  The book also mentioned a Level 4 virus named Lassa.  What does Lassa do to humans and other organisms?  The book also keeps repeating that Ebola causes cells to explode.  How many cells does it take to explode before one would feel any pain from the explosions?

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