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What Ebola? These Pandemics Have Have Been the Real Killers

What Ebola? These Pandemics Have Have Been the Real Killers
People are caught up in the Ebola frenzy, but here are the real pandemics that have ravaged the human race over time.

While highly contagious, it is apparently very difficult to contract Ebola unless you are actually taking care of someone who is sick. So all the hyperventilation around quarantining people is a bit misplaced.

If you are looking for the real killers of the human race, look no further than the following infographic - a collbaoration between Good and Column Five - that gives a view of the pandemics that we have encountered through time.

Click on the image for a larger view:

 [Photo Credit: iStockphoto.com user selvanegra]

-- By Arundhati Parmar, Senior Editor, MD+DI
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