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Oct 11, 2014 08:15 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Seven people in East Africa were killed earlier this week after being accused of witchcraft. Continue reading →
Oct 2, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Colonial rule in Africa, urban growth, railway travel, unsterilized needles and other factors all helped create the perfect storm leading to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Oct 1, 2014 03:17 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A prank message claiming that salt water can prevent or sure Ebola has sickened many and led to deaths. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2014 11:17 AM ET
There have been other Ebola outbreaks, and while containing them is never easy, sometimes conditions on the ground augur for a better outcome. Trace explains why the current outbreak in West Africa is so tough to slow down.
Sep 23, 2014 10:50 AM ET // Discovery News
The virus is also found to be deadly in more than 70 percent of cases.
Sep 17, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Discovery News
You’ve heard about the killer virus in the news, but here are some things about it you may not know.
Sep 16, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Although one expert has voiced concern that the Ebola virus could gain the ability to spread through the air, others say this scenario is extremely unlikely.
Sep 16, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
U.S. Africa Command will set up a headquarters in the Sierra Leone capital Monrovia to act as a command and control center for U.S. military and international relief programs.
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