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August 21, 2014
Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on "Helpful Ebola Information". The transcript is also available.
Two recommended websites help you learn more about the Ebola virus, which is currently receiving significant attention in the U.S. news media...
August 14, 2014
Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Ebola.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by a virus. It is a severe and often fatal disease. It can affect humans and other primates...
August 13, 2014
August 11, 2014
Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on "Hope for Adult Severe Sickle Cell Disease". The transcript is also available.
Bone marrow transplants reversed adult severe sickle cell disease in a small but encouraging study recently published (with an accompanying editorial) in Journal of the American Medical Association...