Ebola: What You Need to Know

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  • 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
  • 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?

Nigeria Confirms 1 Ebola Death, 5 Cases

On Aug. 6, Nigeria’s health minister announced that a local nurse who treated Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old American of Liberian descent, with Ebola is now dead and five others are now infected with the virulent disease. Sawyer was traveling on a business flight to Nigeria last month when he fell ill.

(Photo: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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