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Ebola’s end: History’s lessons
Past epidemics show the many ways that outbreaks end
As Ebola ravages West Africa, we seek answers in past epidemics. How did cholera, plague, smallpox end? Lacking drugs or a vaccine, how can deadly Ebola be controlled? More »
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