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The dengue virus has an icosahedral shape, similar to the pattern on a soccer ball. Antibodies stop the virus by binding to its surface. Laguna Design/Science Source hide caption

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Members of the community in New Georgia Signboard greet President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Monday for the launch of the Ebola Must Go! campaign. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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'Ebola Must Go' — And So Must Prejudice Against Survivors

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A worker puts the finishing touches on the dividers that will separate patients at the community care center in the Port Loko district of Sierra Leone. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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World's Slow Response To Ebola Leaves Sierra Leone Villages Scrambling

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Makutu Jabateh hugs her daughter, Mabana Konneh, 5, as the little girl returns home to her neighborhood in Jacobstown, Monrovia. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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For Ebola Orphans In Liberia, It's A Bittersweet New Beginning

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Viruses can spread through the air in two ways: inside large droplets that fall quickly to the ground (red), or inside tiny droplets that float in the air (gray). In the first route, called droplet transmission, the virus can spread only about 3 to 6 feet from an infected person. In the second route, called airborne transmission, the virus can travel 30 feet or more. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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Dr. Komba Songu M'Briwah, left, talks on the phone while staff members disinfect offices at the Hastings Ebola Treatment Center in Freetown. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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An Ebola Clinic Figures Out A Way To Start Beating The Odds

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India has record no Ebola cases, but the country is on high alert and has quarantined hundreds of travelers from West Africa. This hospital in New Delhi has set up an Intensive Care Unit for potential Ebola patients. Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women who underwent sterilization surgery at a government-run camp were hospitalized in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh after 13 patients died following the procedure. Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has launched an Ebola donation campaign on the website and tossed in $25 million of his money to help fight the virus. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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