Frequently asked questions about Ebola virus

Associated Press/CDC The origin of the Ebola virus is unknown, but fruit bats are considered the most likely host, according to the World Health Organization. Ebola jumps to humans from infected animals including chimpanzees, gorillas and bats that live in the rain forest through contact with blood or other bodily fluids such as urine and saliva.

Aug 1, 2014 11:07 AM

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is the worst ever, killing more than 700 people this year. Here are frequently asked questions about the disease.

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