This article that I am suggesting you read is not very long and is very technical, but as this is a health issue that could potentially affect us all, I feel that it is very important for everyone to be informed.
humans and primates
are prone to get infected
systemic, meaning that it attacks every organ and tissue of the human body
When was the virus first noticed?
Why is it named "Ebola"
What are the first symptoms?
How is it transmitted from person to person?
Who is most likely to be infected first?
Who is most likely to be infected next?
How does the virus affect the body?
The Americans are testing an experimental drug on victims of the disease. Would you take this drug if you had Ebola?
In history there have been epidemics before. What can we learn from the past about treating Ebola now?
Do you think that there is a way to protect other countries from Ebola?
What is the best way to help people in Africa from getting the disease?
Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher.