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What Actually Happens When A Person Is Infected With The Ebola Virus

The worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history -- happening now in West Africa -- has claimed more than 700 lives, according to the latest count from the World Health Organization. The deaths occurred in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria.<p>"This outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to …

It’s nearly impossible to get Ebola in New York. So why is everyone freaking out?

A man recently returned from West Africa is in the isolation unit at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, after heading to the hospital with possible symptoms of the Ebola virus, the disease that has killed nearly 900 people in West Africa. Though hospital officials now say that it’s unlikely the …

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Ebola: a guide for worried fliers

New York — As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any …

Ebola Interactive Map Shows Virus Spread

HealthMap's interactive Ebola outbreak map starts with just one dot, representing 23 deaths in Guinea from a “mystery hemorrhagic fever” on March 19, …

Ebola 'hits' Britain! First feared victim of deadly virus quarantined in home

The potential victim is said to have been exposed to the life-threatening disease during a trip to West Africa and became ill when returning to the …

A Guide for Fliers Worried About Ebola Outbreak | Inc.com

As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe it is to fly.<p><b>Q: Why are airlines concerned?</b><p>A: Airlines quickly …

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We have Ebola in the US but Africa remains most at risk

Last spring, most people would have guessed that this Ebola outbreak in West Africa would be over by the end of summer. Yet, nine months on, we're in the midst of the deadliest outbreak in history, and one that has defied the odds: it has lasted longer, killed more, and spread further than any …