In 1995's "Outbreak," Dustin Hoffman and Rene Russo work to contain Motaba, a fictional disease similar to Ebola. The outbreak spreads from Africa to the United States via an infected monkey before a serum is created.

The roots of our Ebola fears

Our fears are reflections of an infectious disease narrative fed to the public for years — by health officials, by the media and through a …

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Ebola Scare: False Alarm

Patient showing possible Ebola symptoms at Ohio hospital tests negative for the virus.

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Plasma infusion is a real lifesaver

One of the iconic pictures to surface out of the war in Afghanistan wouldn’t have been possible if not for this life-saving substance.