Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe, shown here in a 2013 photo, recently received a doctorate from the University of Zimbabwe — though it appears she was in the program no more than a few months. Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama meets with Emory University doctors and health care workers during his visit Tuesday to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Kent Brantly was medical director at Monrovia's only Ebola treatment center when he fell ill with the disease in July. He survived after being evacuated and treated in the United States. Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse hide caption

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Jung Ha-yoon, 2, and other children in Seoul, South Korea, enjoy playing around (and in) ceramic jars. The country's infant mortality rate dropped 91 percent between 1972 and 2012. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Do you know what the deadliest disease is? Hint: It's not Ebola (viral particles seen here in a digitally colorized microscopic image, at top right, along with similar depictions of other contagious diseases) NPR Composite/CDC hide caption

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Workers unload medical supplies to fight the Ebola epidemic from a USAID cargo flight in Harbel, Liberia, in August. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A health worker speaks with families in a classroom now used as Ebola isolation ward in Monrovia, Liberia. Ebola-stricken West Africa needs more health staff and more medical facilities. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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