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Searching for Ebola’s Hideout

Searching for Ebola’s Hideout

September 27, 2016

(Medical Xpress) – There was a certain kind of quiet hopefulness when, in late April this year, the last Ebola patient of the West African epidemic – a two-year-old boy – walked out of a treatment facility in Monrovia, Liberia. With the smouldering embers of the outbreak fading, there was cause for celebration. But there remains the impotent fear of the unseen: Ebola is still out there, lurking. We just don’t know where it’s hiding or when it will be back. And if we’re going to stop Ebola in the future, we have to find its hiding places.

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