Ebola in a Stew of Fear.
N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 17;
Authors: Mitman G
"Bush meat?" I asked. The food in front of me smelled delicious, but the mention of bush meat in the stew evoked a twinge of fear. Could it be fruit bat? Chimpanzee? Both can harbor Ebola virus. Our four-member team had just filmed a documentary in a remote rural village near the Guinea border. Shaded by the thatched roof of an open-air rice kitchen, we were sitting down to share a communal meal. Awaiting us was a tempting Liberian stew of cassava, pepper - and bush meat. My hosts smiled. Even here, an hour's trek from the nearest road, and . . .
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