Ebola

Finally Ebola-free, officials say Guinea not safe yet

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Two years after the Ebola outbreak began in Guinea, authorities there announced that the virus that sickened more than 28,000 people and killed an estimated 11,000 in the affected region of West Africa appears to be gone.
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Scientists test new Ebola vaccine under tough conditions

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Months after the end of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, scientists are creating a vaccine in the hopes of preventing another. An…read more

How prediction can help prevent the next Ebola crisis

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The worst of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has passed, but cases of the deadly disease still persist, making it urgently important for scientists to predict where the disease may next flare up. Continue reading

Doctors need cheaper, faster ways to detect Ebola virus

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Scientists are racing to find a way to quickly diagnose patients with Ebola, the virus that killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa during a recent outbreak. Continue reading

Which animal started the Ebola outbreak?

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Scientists have located Ebola antibodies in several types of fruit bat, making it a chief suspect, but there has not been conclusive evidence. Continue reading

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