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Ebola?

Robert talks to NPR's Joe Palca about a suspected outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the western African nation of Gabon. The World Health Organization says 19 people have become ill, including 10 who have died, since early February in a remote village in northern Gabon. Preliminary tests on blood samples support a diagnosis of Ebola, the WHO says, though additional tests will be needed for confirmation.

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