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Ebola could cause Extinction Level Event

A 2006 mathematical model shows the spread of ebola that could lead us in to an extinction level event. "Yaneer Bar-Yam, the complex systems analyst whose model accurately predicted the global unrest that led to the Arab Spring, is also worried about the patterns he sees in the disease's advance. Models he designed for the New England Complex Systems Institute back in 2006 show that Ebola could rapidly spread, and, in a worse case scenario, even cause an extinction event, if enough infected people make it through an international airport." More at URL

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