Ebola: What You Need to Know

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  • Barack Obama
  • 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
  • Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Requests Aid
  • President Obama Deploys Troops to Aid
  • MSF Staff Contracts Ebola
  • An Attack in Guinea
  • French President Francois Hollande Vows to Help
  • Orphans Shunned
  • First Case Diagnosed in US
  • Up to 10,000 Cases Per Week Anticipated
  • Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 million
  • Second Nurse Diagnosed with Ebola
  • Obama Picks Ebola 'Czar'
  • Thomas Eric Duncan’s Fiancée Cleared
  • Dallas Officials Announce Conflicting Numbers
  • 041414 Global Nigeria Economy 2050
  • 21-Day Monitoring
  • First Case in Mali Announced
  • Patient Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City
  • Nurse Is Ebola-Free, Says Family
  • Obama to Meet With Cured Nurse
  • Young African Brothers Attacked in Bronx School, Called “Ebola"
  • Boy and Mother Isolated in NYC Hospital
  • Second Dallas Nurse Is Ebola-Free

Obama Speaks Out on Ebola Crisis

On Oct. 28, President Obama indirectly criticized politicians, like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who have implementing mandatory quarantines on health workers coming back from West African countries. “We don’t just react based on our fears. We react based on facts and judgment and making smart decisions,” Obama said.” For the past several months, Ebola has wreaked havoc in West Africa and claimed its first victim, Thomas Eric Duncan, in the U.S. Learn more about this deadly disease. — Kellee Terrell and Patrice Peck

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