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?
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  • New Ebola Cases in DR Congo
  • “Losing the Battle"
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  • Third American Sickened by Ebola
  • Third Sickened Aid Worker Flown to Emory

What Is Ebola?

Discovered in 1976, Ebola is a rare virus that kills 60 percent of those who come in contact with it. Since winter of 2013, there have been 1,201 people infected with Ebola and 672 have died, says the World Health Organization

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