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PR Campaign Targets Virus Outbreak in Angola

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PR Campaign Targets Virus Outbreak in Angola

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PR Campaign Targets Virus Outbreak in Angola

PR Campaign Targets Virus Outbreak in Angola

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Understanding the Virus

Health workers begin a public-relations campaign to help Angolans stop the spread of the Marburg virus, which has killed 203 people in western Angola. According to local custom, people with the highly contagious virus shouldn't be cared for or buried. As a result, health workers have been treated with suspicion and mistrust.

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