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Marburg virus, harbored by fruit bats, has over the years caused 12 known outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa.
The outbreak has reached 422 cases, and 74 suspected Ebola infections are under investigation.
It's not known if the new Bombali virus can spread to people, but it has the potential to enter human cells.
Depression, headaches, and insomnia are just some of the often debilitating symptoms.
Also, new reports cover vaccine challenges and lessons learned in West Africa.
Of $1.6 billion appropriated, $412 million has been targeted to 131 projects.
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