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Sep 26, 2014 12:08 PM ET
With the potential for more than 1 million people to contract Ebola, every second, and every bit of help counts. Tara explains what's currently being done with U.S. aid. Is it enough?
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 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.
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