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Liberia's Ebola epidemic could be eliminated by June, researchers say
Liberia's Ebola epidemic could be eliminated by June, researchers say

A new analysis of Ebola cases in West Africa predicts that the epidemic in Liberia could be eliminated by June if medical workers can hospitalize 85% of those infected. "That's a realistic possibility but not a foregone conclusion," wrote lead author John Drake, a computational ecologist and epidemiologist at the University of Georgia's Odom School of Ecology. "What's needed is to maintain the current level of vigilance and keep pressing forward as hard as we can," he wrote. The analysis was published in the journal PLOS Biology on Tuesday -- the same day that the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered an assessment of...

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