Monkey Meat and the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia

VICE News, June 26, 2014

West Africa is being plagued by a new outbreak of Ebola–a terrifying disease that causes its victims to bleed to death from the inside out. Ebola has no cure, and the latest epidemic is spreading fast.

VICE News visited Liberia, where many feel the new outbreak began, borne from the bushmeat markets of Lofa. Western scientists feel that the consumption and preparation of meat from monkeys, fruit bats, and other forest animals is behind the transmission of Ebola, and possibly a new supervirus, which if left uncontrolled could kill a third of the world’s population.

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  • bubo

    Vice is a leftist news organization (aren’t they all?) yet they do shed some light on some of the more backward places on earth.

    I remember the time they went to Liberia and discovered that everyone, from people who live on the street to government officials, used the beach as their toilet.

    They also had a story about how sex with donkeys is common place in Colombia.

    • Ed

      Don’t forget the video story they did on Liberia that featured General Butt Naked and cannibalism?

      • bubo

        One of my faves. I came to like the General.

    • WR_the_realist

      Vice is left wing but they’re crazy honest left wing. They show reality, not some limousine liberal’s fantasy of how the world should be. So they’re the one part of the left wing media I’ll give a pass to.

  • MekongDelta69

    Wasn’t the AIDS ‘patient zero’ a monkey too?

    Doesn’t almost every uncontrollable disease come from Africa? [Rhetorical question]

    • Whitetrashgang

      Yes this really is very serious, AIDS came for monkeys and was probably around for 1000s if not 10s of thousands of years.AIDS part 2 was always coming around the corner.

      • Ethan Allen

        What all have we been blessed with: Aids, West Nile, Ebola. Am I missing any?

        • Jack Burton

          Yes, the Negro race is the worst biological contamination of all, it’s a pandemic.

      • Laura Dilworth

        sex w/monkeys?

    • A lot of them do, but that is because so many other primates who are relatively closely related to humans are also there, so these other species are constantly exchanging diseases with each other (chimpanzees are quite fond of catching and eating monkeys, and of course do not cook them) and with people.

      Influenza is a big killer, but if southern Chinese farmers would give up their traditional practice of keeping pigs and ducks together, we would see a drastic decline in the rise of new strains of flu. Pigs will eat duck poop, and the ducks eat weeds out of water that has swine feces runoff in it.

  • Luca

    Ebola,,,yet another gift to the world from the Dark Continent. Like AIDS it probably crossed over to humans because blacks were having sex with monkeys (not a great leap).

    • Whitetrashgang

      Mostly because they would eat them while they were alive. Tie them up and then eat their brains. There is a reason they are called what they are called.

      • Einsatzgrenadier

        Black people are much closer to monkeys in terms of their appearance, behavior and general intelligence than white people. This is because, as maintained by the great physical anthropologist Carleton S. Coon, blacks are 200,000 years behind whites in terms of evolutionary development.

      • Lygeia

        I had no idea Africans did such a horrible thing as you mention but it does not surprise me after reading about it; it seems to be keeping with their character.

        I’ve posted this before, but eating an animal while it is still alive is a violation of one of the seven Noahide laws (the laws that everyone must follow to be civilized).

        • ElComadreja

          The Chinese also engage in this hideous practice.

        • I prefer saltwater fish raw, as cooking it spoils the taste, and I’ve had live octopus before.

          • Anglo

            I will not eat any thing that is alive nor any thing that has blood in it.

          • Jack Burton

            Nothing wrong with a fresh kill, I mean quality of food is based on how soon you eat it once it’s killed. The whole point is of course that the animal doesn’t suffer, and then also it must be cleaned.


      I recall reading a story about a shaved baboon being prostituted in Africa. Apparently an animal rights group rescued the baboon but had to pay quite a large sum of money to the owner/pimp because she was very popular with the African males.

      • Jack Burton

        Chappelle did a joke about that. Bestiality is funny to blacks.

        The black mentality is “it’s all good as long as I gets mine.”

    • Poorly cooked chimpanzee meat was the original cause of HIV in humans. British doctors were puzzled when a new and previously unknown strain of HIV appeared in the UK some years ago. The source was identified a little later, when illegally smuggled bush meat was seized by British customs agents. When the meat was tested, it proved to be smoked chimpanzee, infected with the new strain of HIV. Chimps probably originally contracted SIV by catching and eating monkeys.


    It’s an eight part series. You’ll need to make some time.

    • HE2

      Thanks, Moderator. I will view this.

    • M.

      Some of the comments there are dishearteningly leftist:

      “My deepest and most honorable respects to the dedicated staff that goes to work everyday to that school. True heroes. Not the ones that are shoved down your eyes and ears on TV or the internet. Fighting against trauma, generational abuse and segregation. The world needs more people like them, people who care. F___ the system that has damaged all of our innocent kids.”

      • Jack Burton

        Your typical liberal who is a hopeless pollyanna when it comes to non-whites, but then turns into a venomous snake when it comes to whites.

        As mentally ill as those black kids are in that video, take a good look at liberal whites, their mental illness just manifests differently.

  • The Daily Mail piece on this showed the monkey meat markets in LONDON ENGLAND. Black market bush meat is smuggled into Britain and the markets look like something out of Africa. Coming soon to the USA, I’m sure.

    • Valmont

      I’ve read that “bush meat” in this region also includes rats and bats.

      • Paleoconn

        The video talks about fruit bats and a sort of rodent, as well as deer and monkey. Correct.

        • Fruit bats are not only the African reservoir for Ebola zaire, but in Southeast Asia fruit bats are also the likely reservoir for Ebola reston.

          • Paleoconn

            I never heard of Asian ebola. Thanks for the tip. These are two pretty messed up continents that we must avoid like the plague, no pun intended. On the other, I don’t hear of such disease coming from South America, but I could be wrong.

          • The good news about the Reston strain is that it doesn’t kill people.

    • Paleoconn

      Lord help us

  • Ethan Allen

    “I can tell by yo feet you been eatin’ monkey meat . . . Ain’t you freaky!” Remember that song from the early 80s?

    • Kenner

      No, thank god.

    • Ian Thomas

      I was born in 1991 lol.

    • ElComadreja

      That’s from an old song called “You’re Bound To Look Like A Monkey When You Grow Old” first recorded in the 1920’s.

  • Anglo

    I’m reminded of this verse in Revelations:

    “And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was
    Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over
    the fourth part of the earth to kill with sword, and with hunger, and
    with death, and with the beasts of the earth.” Revelation 6:8 KJV

    • Nancy

      “Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and plagues, and fearful events and great miraculous signs from heaven.” Luke 21:10-11

      Get ready…

  • PesachPatriot

    The best way to get liberians to quit eating monkey meat is for some savvy investors to open up a few KFC’s, Popeye’s and Church’s chicken restaurants in monrovia….say yes to crispy deep fried poultry, say no to bush meat…

    • Anglo

      I would hope that would stop it, but the Liberians say they love the monkey meat.

      • There is such a huge demand for monkey meat among expatriate Africans that there is a thriving bush meat smuggling industry in Britain, the USA and elsewhere.

  • Paleoconn

    I think if these people didn’t have the monkeys, they’d eat each other.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Same thing.

  • Paleoconn

    Not sure how true this is but I read that it can be transmitted airborne as well. If so, bringing that doctor back to the USA is dumber than I originally thought.

    • ElComadreja

      Yes it can be despite any MSM protestations to the contrary.

      • Anglo

        Yes, I’ve read it could be airborne transmitted, particularly if it has mutated and we know viruses do mutate.

    • Jack Burton

      It’s not airborne, other than through sneezing. It travels through bodily fluids.

      • Paleoconn

        Thanks. Of course it could mutate, which is what viruses do well.

  • FallenAngelofDoom

    The hipster subculture that Vice seems to appeal to is full of potential race realists just waiting to be awakened. These are people who are in need of identity and have been conditioned to find it anywhere but within whiteness, but it’s only a matter of time.

    Also, one of the co-founders of Vice, Gavin McInnes, writes for this site!

    So no, I’m not crazy. Hipster culture is very, very white. They just need to wake up and realize it, and be grateful.

    • UncleSham

      Its also a safe transition for hipsters because if anyone calls them out on saying something racist, they can just claim they meant it ironically.

  • I’m drunk and can tell you the Russians already did it: Multi-drug-resistant bubonic plague.

  • kjh64

    Why oh why do these people keep eating bush meat when they know it causes ebola? Don’t answer, I know. Right now, I’m munching on a lean cuisine TV dinner. If it was found that lean cuisine tv dinners caused ebola, I wouldn’t touch them with a ten foot pole. I’m just shaking my head on this.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Because they don’t believe it , just like HIV is WTs doing, therefore if anything they will eat more bushmeat.

      • IBWHITE

        They think the local witch doctor can cure them if they get the virus.

    • awb

      Read Albert Schweitzer. Primeval Forrest.

    • ElComadreja

      They’re not known for their great intelligence.

  • kikz2

    leftist pro-3wlrdr immigrationists would be stupid enough to say.. well we don’t have monkeys here.. so that won’t be a problem…… blinkblinkblink…..

  • none of your business

    A Liberian who escaped a quarantine just died in Morocco. He probably infected others on his trip. Africans swarm Morocco hoping to get to Ceuta ad thence to Spain. The black plague never stops.

  • From an epidemiological standpoint, eating a monkey or ape is insane. We’re so closely related that any disease another primate can possibly have is almost by definition something a person can catch. The Old Testament dietary rules are there for valid health reasons, although the restriction against pork is specific to the Middle East: in a desert area, a pig will scavenge dead animals; a sure recipe for trichinosis. In Europe, however, pigs had a far more vegetarian diet, and ate a lot of acorns, which of course would carry no parasite load.

    The official pretense that this race (species?) of congenital idiots is somehow our equal is criminal in that it endangers the health of the rest of us.

    • ElComadreja

      I’d say species. Anthropologists have jumped through many disingenuous hoops over the last 200 years to place these humanoids within homo sapiens sapiens. Pretending that “we’re all alike” endangers the life, health and safety of true humans. Interbreeding with them is suicidal and insane.

    • PvtCharlieSlate

      Regarding the Middle Eastern restrictions about eating pork: I think it also takes into account the cost of raising pigs in a semi-arid environment. They require more water than other animals and are useless until slaughtered: you can’t milk a pig, ride a pig, shear a pig or hitch a pig to a plow or wagon.

  • Tarczan

    The fear of biological weapons was reported to be the real reason Bush pushed the invasion of Iraq. Who knows?

    • They are a lot cheaper than nukes, and the equipment one needs, such as culturing media, incubators and fermentation vats have many legitimate uses, so can be purchased internationally with no embarrassing questions being asked.

  • Jack Burton

    What do African Negroes do when there’s a Ebola outbreak?

    A. They become concerned

    B. They take extra precautions to not infect themselves

    C. They avoid areas where infection occurred

    D. They make a rap song and sing and dance to it while eating bush meat

    “If you like dat monkey, don’t eat dat meat!”

    • Many of them simply don’t believe in Ebola, instead believing that illness is caused by sorcerers. Thus they have been attacking doctors and other World Health Organization personnel, and “rescuing” sick relatives from isolation clinics.

      • HE2

        @Michael: Three centuries later, Afritards are still blaming sorcerers.

        Many USA native Afros are superstitious/paranoid about immunizing their kids, convinced that American medical juju is another force developed to kill them off.
        Black history studies really emphasize such things as the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments, which feeds into their native magical thinking already in place and hard wired genetically.
        Then there are the ones not paranoid, just too lazy to get their kids into free immunization clinics.

      • Jack Burton

        Even more egregious is that they blame whites for the disease when they are the ones trying to help them.

    • Joe blow

      Interesting: the blacks eat monkeys and the queers screw them. The end product are Africa”s three major contributions to mankind: Ebola, Obama, and AIDS.

  • Jack Burton

    Even Hipsters aren’t immune to accusations of racism. Apparently even when they satiricize racism (such as what Colbert said about Asians) and hate white people, they are still accused of being racist, what they call hipster racism, LOL.