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Scientists Question Whether Ebola Immunity Contributing To Decline In Case Numbers

Reuters: Scientists ask if Ebola immunizes as well as kills
“…So-called ‘asymptomatic’ Ebola cases — in which someone is exposed to the virus, develops antibodies, but doesn’t get sick or suffer symptoms — are hotly disputed among scientists, with some saying their existence is little more than a pipe dream. Yet if, as some studies suggest, such cases do occur in epidemics of the deadly disease, they may be a key factor in ending outbreaks more swiftly by giving secret protection to those lucky enough to be able to bat the infection away…” (Kelland/Farge, 1/27).

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