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Daemon
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Guinea Bans Bat Consumption to Curb Ebola Spread

Guinea is battling its first outbreak of Ebola, a highly contagious virus that kills between 25 and 90 percent of those infected. There is not yet a cure for Ebola or a vaccine that can prevent it, and scientists still do not know precisely how outbreaks begin. They suspect the virus is transmitted to humans via infected animals and believe bats are the most likely culprit. Therefore, the Guinea government has banned the sale and consumption of bats, a local delicacy, in an effort to prevent the further spread of the disease, which has claimed the lives of 62 people in the country's southeast so far. More...
Surajyusuf
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 3:10:17 AM
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There are other different disease similar to it.
Westley Payne
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Because I'm Batman
Marguerite
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 8:50:07 AM

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I didn't think a bat had enough food on its little light thin body to offer up a meal. It must be its bones that are teh delicacy.
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Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 9:04:54 AM

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Some of these fruit bats are a good size. Not like North American little brown bats
GreenBanana
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 11:13:13 AM

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delicacy

I do not think it means what you think it means.
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2. something delightful or pleasing, esp. a choice food considered with regard to its rarity or costliness
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