[O]ne major fear among epidemiologists is that a terrorist group might gain access to the Ebola virus. If this report is true, then ISIS militants may have contracted the disease through attempts to steal or become intentionally infected with Ebola in West Africa. Here’s an excerpt from today’s report:
Reports that Islamic State militants in Mosul have contracted Ebola swirled though Iraqi media sources on Wednesday. World Health Organization officials said they haven’t confirmed the cases, but the organization has reached out to offer assistance.Three outlets reported that Ebola showed up at a hospital in Mosul, a city 250 miles north of Baghdad that’s been under ISIS control since June 2014. The reports, however, have perpetuated mostly in pro-government and Kurdish media.
Read the entire report via Iraqi media says ISIS militants have contracted Ebola.