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Ebola Reston in pigs and humans in the Philippines

Posted Nov 04 2009 10:03pm

China Beijing Olympics Pampered PigsWHO message on March 31th 2009 states that on 16 February 2009, the Government of Philippines announced that a slaughterhouse worker who has daily contact with pigs tested positive for antibodies against the Ebola Reston virus.

This brings to six, out of a total of 141 people, who have tested positive for Ebola Reston antibodies in the Philippines since testing began in December 2008. All six people who were antibody positive reported occupational exposure to pigs. Read More…

China Beijing Olympics Pampered PigsWHO message on March 31th 2009 states that on 16 February 2009, the Government of Philippines announced that a slaughterhouse worker who has daily contact with pigs tested positive for antibodies against the Ebola Reston virus.

This brings to six, out of a total of 141 people, who have tested positive for Ebola Reston antibodies in the Philippines since testing began in December 2008. All six people who were antibody positive reported occupational exposure to pigs. Read More…

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