Incidentally, the Washington Post, which is itself an Expert at Writing to whom you should bow and scrape, reported his words as "there was a rush to ensure the public," which is not what he said, because it's stupid. And if he did say it, you throw a "(sic)" after it to indicate the error is in the quoted material, not in your own writing.
But anyway, Yay Experts. I love being falsely "ensured" by them as if I were a child in constant need of Daddy's Comforting Hand.
A team of prominent researchers suggested Thursday that limited airborne transmission of the Ebola virus is "very likely," a hypothesis that could reignite the debate that started last fall after one of the scientists offered the same opinion."It is very likely that at least some degree of Ebola virus transmission currently occurs via infectious aerosols generated from the gastrointestinal tract, the respiratory tract, or medical procedures, although this has been difficult to definitively demonstrate or rule out, since those exposed to infectious aerosols also are most likely to be in close proximity to, and in direct contact with, an infected case," the scientists wrote. Their peer-reviewed study was published in mBio, a journal of the American Society of Microbiology.
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