A Texas man who just got back from Africa has been diagnosed with Ebola. It is the first such case to be confirmed in the…
You remember the scenes from relentless news broadcasts, bodies littering the streets of Liberia, the sick contorted and dying.
Now flash forward to today and the costly treatment facilities sit largely unused. Only 28 Ebola patients have been treated at the 11 treatment units built by the United States military, American officials now say. Nine centers have never had a single Ebola patient. h/t new york times
Just as the first treatment centers built by the U.S. military opened, the number of Ebola cases in Liberia fell drastically. Go figure.
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