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Senegal announced today the country's first Ebola virus disease case, in a student from Guinea who was located in a Dakar hospital.
Cilantro grown in the Puebla, Mexico, area is suspected as the cause of some cases in a summer outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Texas.
A recent vaccinia infection in a US Air Force trainee was facilitated by shaving and caused serious facial lesions that required a long hospital stay.
Twenty-six patients spread the virus to 12 contacts total, only 1 of whom got sick.
With an estimated price tag of $490 million, the plan's goal is to stop Ebola transmission in 6 to 9 months.
The first patient in the DRC's Ebola outbreak caught the virus from a dead animal, making any link to West Africa's outbreak unlikely.
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