Is Ebola your biggest Sustainability Risk?

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Having immediately stepped off a plane this morning into a new screening system in Singapor10641018_10152546173614221_5995556142510740921_ne I can confirm that the Ebola panic is well underway. As of the 14th October the virus has so far killed over 4,000 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Read the latest from the World Health Organisation here.

The once safe bastions of developed nations feel under threat, there are calls to cease flights from disaster struck countries and now airports the world-over are desperately rushing to set up screening stations. The problem is the virus has a long “asymptomatic” period, ie it usually takes five to seven days to show symptoms but can take up to 21 days. We can therefore debate the effectiveness of said screening stations. Sadly we’ve also known about Ebola since the 1970’s but never bothered to invest fully in an antiviral or…

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