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Ebola: What You Need to Know

As Ebola crisis unfolds in West Africa, the scramble for answers and medications is ongoing

Fact or Fiction?: The Ebola Virus Will Go Airborne

Why do some viruses go airborne? Will the pathogen causing the west African outbreak be one of them?

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      Ebola Doctor Reveals How Infected Americans Were Cured

      Techniques used in the U.S. to treat symptoms and subdue the virus in patients could work overseas, Bruce Ribner says

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    • Science Talk Podcast David Quammen: The Spillover of Animal Infections to Humans

      David Quammen: The Spillover of Animal Infections to Humans

      David Quammen talks about his latest book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. From his Web site: "The next big and murderous human pandemic, the one that kills us in millions, will be caused by a new disease--new to humans, anyway. The bug that's responsible will be strange, unfamiliar, but it won't come from outer space. Odds are that the killer pathogen--most likely a virus--will spill over into humans from a nonhuman animal"

      November 18, 2012 |

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