"Some viruses like Ebola kill people but don't spread easily. Others spread readily but don't kill," says Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases. "This is extremely virulent, and it spreads easily. It's a really bad combination."Link Discuss (via Interesting People)
...Another mystery is why the disease has spread efficiently in some locales, like Toronto, but not much at all in the U.S., despite a number of apparent cases among returning travelers. One hypothesis is that some people may be "supershedders" who spread huge amounts of viral particles.
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