In The Genesis of Germs, author Professor Alan Gillen shows that constantly mutating diseases are proof for devolution rather than evolution.
Several months ago, friends of mine were planning a trip to Liberia.
They were just about to head over when they got the news that there was
an Ebola outbreak. At the time, they contacted me to find out just how
safe or unsafe it was in Liberia. They knew more about what to expect on
the trip to Liberia, but they were unsure of what to expect in terms of
Ebola infecting as many people as it had. At the time, the death toll
was in the hundreds (recent estimates suggest that the death toll is
I began trying to help them understand a few things about Ebola so
they could make an informed decision. Since that time, I have noticed a
number of websites have arisen with misinformation and sensationalism
that misleads the public about how severe a threat Ebola is.