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Answer Desk: Questions about Ebola

WTOP's Answer Desk is taking and answering your questions about Ebola. Read the Q&A and submit a question.

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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

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Spain woman free of Ebola virus, 2nd test shows

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Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

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Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

Urgent-care clinics prepare for Ebola while urging potential patients to go to hospitals

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WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures

WHO chief promises transparency over problems in containing spread of Ebola virus

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Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'

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EU seeks $1.27 billion in Ebola aid for W. Africa

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Rwanda requires US, Spain visitor health reports

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Dish towels are filthier than you realize

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

CDC to update protocols for treating Ebola patients, Pentagon readies team to aid US doctors

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If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

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Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 09:00am EDT
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