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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 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 9, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Health care workers can be at risk of contracting the Ebola virus during removal of their protective suits, doctors warn. Continue reading →
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.
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 18, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Club-wielding young men storm the health center, claiming Ebola virus does not exist.
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.
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