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Aug 29, 2014 07:50 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
An extensive look at the genome of the Ebola virus reveals its behavior, when it arrived in West Africa and how it spread in the region.
Aug 28, 2014 12:13 PM ET
Since mankind thoroughly eradicated polio, there hasn't been a single human-infecting disease that's been fully removed from the global population. Tara explains how this can be, when we've otherwise advanced so much with our medical treatments.
Aug 27, 2014 05:55 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Scientists warn that a potentially deadly disease may spread from the tropics to temperate areas of Europe as the result of climate change. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Club-wielding young men storm the health center, claiming Ebola virus does not exist.
Aug 11, 2014 05:06 AM ET
Laci Green examines some of history's most horrifying and death-dealing illnesses, the kind that lay waste to entire populations.
Aug 8, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The decision came after a rare, two-day closed-door session of the UN health body's emergency committee.
Aug 2, 2014 01:10 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A survivor's blood would be needed to create a treatment for the deadly virus, reports say.
Aug 1, 2014 08:00 AM ET
As West African nations handle an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, Trace takes a look at preparedness in other nations and assesses the chances of the illness going terrifyingly global.
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