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Ebola Virus in semen of men who have recovered from Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola declared International Emergency

The World Health Origanisation has declared Ebola a public health emergency of International concern.  This is the entire release from the WHO: Epidemiology and surveillance Between 5 and 6 August 2014, a total of 68 new cases of Ebola virus disease (laboratory-confirmed, probable, and suspect cases) as well as 29 deaths were reported from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Health sector response On Wednesday, 6 August and Thursday, 7 August, an Emergency Committee was held via teleconference to determine whether the current outbreak constitutes…

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