The United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
Many hospitals, even in rural areas, are prepped with virus-proof gear and protocols.
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?
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.
The virus is also found to be deadly in more than 70 percent of cases.
Viruses can disguise themselves in order to fool host cells and survive. Continue reading →
Although one expert has voiced concern that the Ebola virus could gain the ability to spread through the air, others say this scenario is extremely unlikely.
Hundreds of children in the United States are being hospitalized for with a serious respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68. Continue reading →
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