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Jul 28, 2014 07:30 AM ET // AFP
An American doctor and a U.S. missionary who had been battling West Africa's Ebola epidemic have fallen sick with the disease in Liberia.
Jul 25, 2014 11:30 AM ET // AFP
The death toll numbers are up from the deadly disease and the number of cases has surpassed 1,000.
Jun 24, 2014 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders reports that the scale of the epidemic is unprecedented.
To combat the spread of Ebola, officials have taken the unusual step of banning the consumption of bat soup, grilled bat and other local delicacies.
Mar 24, 2014 08:50 AM ET // AFP
The disease is spread by direct contact with blood, feces or sweat, or by sexual contact or unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.
Mar 24, 2014 11:07 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Ebola is one of the deadliest known viruses and there is no known cure. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2014 11:00 AM ET // AFP
The highly contagious disease shows symptoms that are similar to those caused by Lassa fever, yellow fever and Ebola.