Ebola is rare in the U.S., but it’s common in parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Here’s a quick primer on the virus and advances in treating it.
Imagine if an infectious disease were to strike the United States tomorrow. Caused by a virus, it is easily spread from one person to another. It can lead to serious health complications, even death. In fact, as many as 3,000 to 49,000 Americans could die of this highly contagious disease in the next four to six months.