August 18, 2014

Six Big Lessons from the Ebola Outbreak

Alex Berezow, RealClearScience

The Associated Press

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which continues to rage and has now claimed the lives of more than 1100 people, offers some big lessons for America.

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TAGGED: Africa, Disease, United States, Ebola

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