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Ebola Virus Expert Answers Questions on Reddit

Richard Preston is the author of the non-fiction book “The Hot Zone”, which discusses the origins of several deadly viral diseases in Africa. He is an expert on viruses such as Ebola. His book offered a vision of these viruses …

Ebola Outbreak Is Still Spreading

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been getting worse over the last few months and now it is affecting the healthcare workers who are trying to stop the spread of the deadly disease. Over 50 healthcare workers have already …

Ebola Outbreak May Not Be As New As Thought

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has already killed 600 people. The outbreak occurred this spring, but a new study shows that the virus may have been affecting people in the region for years before the outbreak. According to the …

Ebola Virus Is Out Of Control In Africa

The Ebola virus is continuing to spread across Africa and has now killed over 300 people. The disease turned up towards the beginning of the year and has now spread to three counties within West Africa. The Ebola virus has …

Ebola Outbreak Kills 5 People In Sierra Leone

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a new Ebola Virus outbreak is responsible for the deaths of at least 5 people in Sierra Leone. “Preliminary information received from the field indicates that one laboratory-confirmed case and five community deaths …

Ebola Death Toll Still Rising In Africa

The Ebola outbreak that started in Guinea has spread to neighboring villages and claimed at least 142 lives. The outbreak started in March and began spreading across West Africa. Healthcare workers tried to contain the virus to prevent it from …

Ebola Outbreak Continues To Spread

The Ebola outbreak that hit Guinea a few weeks ago is still spreading and the CDC is calling it one of the hardest viruses to control. Ebola is a type of hemorrhagic fever and symptoms include severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, …

Ebola Virus: Fears Mount as Mob Attacks Aid Workers

Recent media coverage seems to be focusing on the missing MH370 plane, but reports coming out of Ebola-stricken Guinea are becoming very disconcerting. Fear, anger and uncertainty led a mob to attack international aid workers struggling to contain a deadly …

Ebola Outbreak Spreads To Liberia And Sierra Leone

The outbreak that had medical officials scrambling in an effort to contain the Ebola virus which struck Guinea last week, is suspected to be spreading to outlaying areas. There are no known treatments or vaccines for the Ebola (hemorrhagic fever,) …

Ebola Virus: UN Warns the Deadly Virus May Spread

The United Nations said Monday the Ebola outbreak in Guinea could spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone and Liberia. At least 80 cases and 59 deaths have been recorded across the West African country, the largest outbreak of “hemorrhagic fever” …

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea: Death Toll Rising

An Ebola outbreak in Guinea has led to the deaths of 59 people and is continuing to spread throughout Africa. The outbreak is so bad that Doctors Without Border has already flown in doctors and medial supplies to help treat …