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Rapid detection of outbreaks is critical. That's why the CDC partnered with Uganda on a pilot program to speed things up. Above: Workers at an Ebola emergency response center in Sierra Leone during the outbreak that began in 2014. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The mystery disease in South Sudan has not been identified but is known to cause fever and unexplained bleeding. Above: an image of another hemorrhagic fever, Marburg virus, made with an electron microscope and then colorized. BSIP/UIG/Getty Images hide caption

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