With this thread of thought, there really isn't much that a Government (or other) Scientist wouldn't do as long as his/her interest is drawing a paycheck, and might be interesting study. And, maybe it is just nature at work, or GOD messing around.
Why bother at all? Ebola's pretty crap as a biological weapon- bodily fluid transfer is pretty hit-and-miss and it can't survive more than a few minutes outside of a host.
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