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- Ebola first appeared in 1976 in two villages simultaneously. One village was in Sudan, the other in the Democrat Republic of Congo.

- Ebola is actually named after the Ebola River in the Congo.

- Transmitted among people by contact with blood, sweat, and other bodily fluids.

- Symptoms include sudden fever, weakness, muscle pain, headache, and sore throat.

More info: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/

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