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Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria now under control, CDC says
Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria now under control, CDC says

The Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria appear to be under control, with no new cases reported in more than 21 days, according to reports issued Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As international health officials scramble to stop the exponential spread of Ebola in in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, CDC researchers say quick work by officials and medical personnel in neighboring West African nations appears to have stopped the disease in its tracks. The incubation period for the Ebola virus is 21 days. If a nation sees no new cases after that period of time, an outbreak is said to be under control, according to Dr. Barbara Knust, a CDC...

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