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“Africa”

Apr 10, 2015 09:16 AM ET
People with albinism in Tanzania and other parts of Africa are seen as supernatural beings, magical creatures whose bodies bring good luck. Unfortunately, they're hunted because of these perceptions.
Mar 22, 2015 11:43 AM ET // AFP
Ebola struck the wife of a recovered Sierra Leone man as the country was poised to declare itself Ebola free. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
Mar 2, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An albino toddler was abducted and butchered for his body parts in Africa for use in magic spells, possibly on behalf of politicians. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
An innovative British effort to stem sex trafficking in Africa uses belief in magic and witchcraft to help victims. Continue reading →
Dec 19, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Discovery News
Dr. Victor Willoughby, who contracted the disease on Saturday, was the 11th doctor in his country to die from the deadly disease.
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Oct 23, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Two experts on medical ethics address the most pressing Ebola ethical questions, from performing CPR to the use of medical placebos.
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