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Proper medical care can greatly reduce lethality of Ebola virus
Proper medical care can greatly reduce lethality of Ebola virus

As international medical providers warned Friday that the Ebola virus threatened to rage "out of control" in West Africa, a top U.S. health official said that proper medical care and infrastructure could greatly reduce Ebola's lethality. On Friday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that the species of the current Ebola virus outbreak was very closely related to the so-called Zaire strain -- the most virulent of the five known strains. While there is currently no vaccine for the disease -- and there is unlikely to be one for at least a year -- Fauci said proper medical care could reduce the rate of death. ...

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