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A colorized electron micrograph from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows filamentous Ebola virus particles (in red) budding from the surface of a green monkey kidney epithelial cell. (NIAID photo courtesy U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Now hunger threat shadows Ebola in West Africa

Freetown/Dakar | Reuters — The threat of hunger is tracking Ebola across affected West African nations as the disease kills farmers and their families, drives workers from the fields and creates food shortages. In the worst-hit states of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, Ebola is ravaging their food-producing regions, preventing planting and harvesting, and disrupting […] Read more