No, bathing in warm water and salt doesn’t prevent Ebola

We’re not sure how the rumor got started, but a lot of people — mostly Nigerians, apparently — are under the impression that bathing in hot water and salt might prevent transmission of the Ebola virus:

http://twitter.com/#!/pumpsberry/status/497592362529722368

It’s not true, of course:

Be informed, people.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated to capitalize “Ebola.”

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/08/no-bathing-in-warm-water-and-salt-doesnt-prevent-ebola/

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