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Dec 30, 2014 12:14 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Deaths from flu are on the rise, prompting the CDC to say the country is at an 'epidemic threshhold.'
Dec 30, 2014 01:35 PM ET // AFP
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world's biggest Ebola epidemic.
Dec 26, 2014 02:45 AM ET // AFP
The death toll is rising, but the number of new cases is slowing, says the World Health Organization.
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.
Nov 25, 2014 11:27 AM ET // AFP
As plague claims more lives, authorities scramble to kill infected fleas in the poorest neighborhoods.
Oct 24, 2014 09:05 AM ET // Discovery News
A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tests positive for the deadly virus.
Oct 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Even in the face of a disease like Ebola, people value freedom and convenience over the public good.
Oct 6, 2014 02:50 PM ET // AFP
An assistant nurse at a Madrid hospital where two Ebola patients died has contracted the virus herself.
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