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A woman receives the rVSV-ZEBOV Ebola vaccine at a clinical trial in Conakry, Guinea. The vaccine appears effective after only one shot. Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola Vaccine Hailed As 'Game Changer' In Fight Against The Virus

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The Ebola vaccine from a trial in Guinea needs to be kept at a temperature of minus 60 degrees Celsius, the World Health Organization says. Storage devices use jet fuel to keep the right temperature for up to five days in the field. Sean Hawkey/Sean Hawkey hide caption

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Trevor Noah will appear in Santa Monica on Tuesday, then head to the U.K. for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in late August. Don't worry, he'll be back in time for his debut as the Daily Show host. Michael O'Brian/Flickr hide caption

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Health workers wash their hands after taking a blood sample from a child to test for the Ebola virus. On Tuesday, the workers tested people in the village outside Monrovia where a 17-year-old boy died of the disease over the weekend. Abbas Dulleh /AP hide caption

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A police officer guards the home of a family under a 21-day Ebola quarantine in Freetown, Sierra Leone, back in March. Michael Duff/AP hide caption

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Why Ebola Won't Go Away In West Africa

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How A Drunken Chipmunk Voice Helps Send A Public Service Message

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The man who died of Lassa fever flew from West Africa to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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New Jersey Lassa Fever Death Reveals Holes In Ebola Monitoring System

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The Ebola outbreak "overwhelmed" the World Health Organization and made it clear the agency must change, WHO's director-general, Dr. Margaret Chan, said Monday in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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WHO Calls For $100 Million Emergency Fund, Doctor 'SWAT Team'

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A boot-drying rack sits empty at the Ministry of Defense Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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What Should Liberia Do With Its Empty Ebola Treatment Units?

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Moses Lasana recovered from Ebola, but he faces a range of medical issues and waves of pain. "The pain just come from one part of the body to another," he says. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Ebola Survivors Who Continue To Suffer

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Caroline Williams is a community organizer in New Kru Town, a suburb of Monrovia. Here's how she got her message through to Liberians about preventing Ebola: "We talk to them, talk to them, talk to them. At last they started listening to us. All the methods that we been giving them, by God's will, they accepted." Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Block By Block, Health Workers Lead Liberia To Victory Over Ebola

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A nurse holds a young girl who was vaccinated at the kickoff of a national measles prevention campaign in Liberia. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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As Ebola Leaves Liberia, Measles Makes A Forceful Comeback

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Ebola Hides In The Eyes Of A Man Who Was Considered Cured

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