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Fast Facts about the Ebola outbreak in Africa - July 29, 2014

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Fast Facts about the Ebola outbreak that is spreading across parts of Africa.

FACTS AND SOURCES

1. The outbreak has killed at least 672 in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone (http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ebola-spreading-africa-land-us/story?id=24747965)
2. Ebola symptoms include fever, headache, and joint pain (http://time.com/3048692/heres-what-you-need-to-know-now-about-the-ebola-crisis/)
3. Ebola can have a fatality rate of up to 90% (http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/)
4. There is no known cure for Ebola (http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/treatment/index.html)
5. The first cases in this outbreak were confirmed in March (http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/ebola-outbreak-leads-fear-restrictions-article-1.1882763)

IMAGE SOURCES

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