Ebola won’t go airborne: Explaining why spread by air is a myth (VIDEO).

Why Ebola Won’t Go Airborne

Why Ebola Won’t Go Airborne

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Oct. 24 2014 11:30 AM

Ebola Won’t Go Airborne

Viruses don't change their means of transmission so fundamentally.  


With Ebola fears on the rise, so are myths about the virus, including the persistent belief the pathogen will somehow start to spread by air. It’s turned up in public polls and even New York Times op-eds. But as the video above explains, no virus been shown to change its method of transmission so fundamentally. 

Paca Thomas is a regular video contributor to Slate.