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Containing the Ebola Virus

Journalist Laurie Garrett has recently returned from Zaire, where many people have died due to the spread of the Ebola virus. She is the author of the new book, The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance. She talks about how people in Zaire changed their behaviors in order to curtail the spread of the Ebola virus.


Other segments from the episode on May 30, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 30, 1995: Interview with Laurie Garrett; Commentary on Internet pornography.


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