Ebola: What You Need to Know

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  • Africa’s Outbreak
  • What Is Ebola?
  • Why is Ebola So Deadly?
  • What Are the Symptoms?
  • How Long Before Symptoms Show
  • How is it Transmitted?
  • Why Now?
  • How is Ebola Treated?
  • What is Being Done?
  • Should We Be Worried?
  • Nigeria Confirms 1 Ebola Death, 5 Cases
  • Saudi National Being Tested for Ebola Dies
  • American Aid Workers Cured
  • New Ebola Cases in DR Congo
  • “Losing the Battle"
  • 090314 Health the 411 on Ebola Spreads to Senegal
  • Third American Sickened by Ebola
  • Third Sickened Aid Worker Flown to Emory

Africa’s Outbreak

For the past several weeks, the news has been inundated with stories about a deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This outbreak, which is the largest in history, has spread across numerous African countries and has killed at least 729 people. But what is Ebola and should we be worried about it? — Kellee Terrell 

(Photo: REUTERS/Tommy Trenchard)

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