ALDIE, Va., January 21, 2013-Paratext™ is pleased to announce that it has recently signed an agreement with Data-Planet™to index an extensive collection of Data-Planet DataSheets within Public Documents Masterfile™ (PDM). Libraries who subscribe to both properties will link directly from […]
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Ebola is one of the most deadly viruses ever discovered – a hemorrhagic virus that can cause lethal organ failures in seven to 16 days after infection.
Last year’s outbreak of Ebola Zaire in West Africa has been the largest in recorded history. As of September 2014, it had infected 6,263 and killed 2,917 of its victims, for a mortality rate of 47%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
With the transportation of four infected American doctors to American soil this summer, many Americans worried about the virus’s spread on our own territory. However, Ebola first appeared in the United States in Reston, Virginia in 1989. Continue reading →