via BBC News
An insightful look at how Ebola was first discovered in the late 1970s. Of all of the pandemics you’ve seen in zombie fiction, and the simian flu from the Planet of the Apes remakes, Ebola is the only virus that is contagious and fatal enough to replicate such worldwide havoc.
If there was ever an apocalyptic outbreak on Earth, Ebola could be the virus that ends humanity as we know it. No cure, no viable treatment, no vaccine.