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Fears of a New Ebola Outbreak

When the Ebola virus resurfaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this year, health officials hoped to contain the outbreak to the east of the central...

EBOLA IS BACK IN THE U.S.

The folks in Alice, Texas, have good reason to be nervous around monkeys. Six years ago, several Philippine macaques imported by the Texas Primate Center in...

WHERE DOES EBOLA HIDE?

WHEN TWO CHILDREN FROM THE remote village of Mayibout, in Gabon, discovered a dead chimpanzee lying in the undergrowth near their home a few weeks ago, they were...

David Quammen

The next great plague is out there, probably in a chimpanzee or a chicken, waiting to make the leap to humans. In his new book, Spillover: Animal Infections and...

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