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What is Ebola virus? A look at the extremely infectious disease rearing its head again – 7NEWS.com.au

Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a disease caused by one of five different Ebola viruses. Four of the strains can cause severe illness in humans.

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More new cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Africa after authorities declared a resurgence of the virus in February.
The cases represent a flare-up of the 2018-20 epidemic, which killed more than 2200 people before it was declared over last June.
Scroll down to see a timeline and explanation of the Ebola virus
Heres a look at Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a disease caused by one of five different Ebola viruses.

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