As Ebola outbreak rages, medical community searches for answers

July 28, 2014 6:41 PM

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As Ebola outbreak rages, medical community searches for answers

Additionally, one of Liberia's highest-profile doctors treating the disease, Dr. Samuel Brisbane, died over the weekend from it. He was at least the second physician in that country alone to contract and be killed by Ebola in an attempt to treat it.

"This is very different than any other outbreak historically," said Dr. Tom Geisbert, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, in an interview with CBS News. "This virus is so lethal, if you quarantine the village where it broke out, it can burn itself ou...

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