Archive for October 15th, 2014

‘In 1976 I discovered Ebola…’

The long and ugly tradition of treating Africa as a dirty, diseased place This week’s Newsweek magazine cover features an image of a chimpanzee behind the words, “A Back Door for Ebola: Smuggled Bushmeat Could Spark a U.S. Epidemic.” This cover story is problematic for a number of reasons, starting with the fact that there […]