In 2014, an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa made headlines around the world. Because the disease spreads easily and has no known cure, many people were terrified that it would spread throughout the world. Readers (Grades 3-5) will learn how the outbreak began and how Ebola spreads from person to person. They will also explore earlier Ebola outbreaks and find out what scientists and doctors are doing to fight against the illness today.
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