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WHAT IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW?
What is Ebola?
As seen in The Hot Zone, Ebola is a deadly virus transmitted by animals and humans. Researchers named the disease after the Ebola River. Until recently, Ebola appeared in Africa only. The five known strains of Ebola are:
- Taï Forest (previously known as Ivory Coast)
To get the virus you must have direct contact with the bodily fluids of someone who has it.