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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 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.
Sep 4, 2014 09:40 AM ET
How exactly does the Ebola virus take human lives, as it has done to horrific effect in West African nations? Trace takes a look inside the human body to find out what happens to it when Ebola arrives.
Sep 4, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A doctor who just returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa predicts the current Ebola outbreak will go on for more than a year, and will continue to spread.
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.
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