Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Link of the Week

This week’s Link of the Week comes to you courtesy of the Onion.  We’re talking some Grade A, prime gallows humor here….

“Following the death of the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, concerns about the deadly hemorrhagic virus are running high throughout the country. Here is everything you need to know about Ebola:

What is Ebola?
Ebola is an infectious, often fatal virus. For more complete information, consult your own darkest paranoid nightmares.

How do you contract Ebola?
Ebola is contracted through contact with a health care system that vastly overestimates its preparedness for a global pandemic.

What are the symptoms of Ebola?
Severe flu-like symptoms that a CNN cameraman is filming.

How long does it take for symptoms to first appear?
Anywhere from two to 10 days after passing through U.S. customs.

How is Ebola treated?
The virus is eventually killed when the body begins naturally decomposing inside a coffin several feet underground.


Read the rest at the Onion link here.

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