The Pulse of St. Louis: What is Ebola?

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(KPLR) – People throughout the St. Louis area are expressing concern about the Ebola virus possibly spreading to the U.S. now that two Americans are being treated for the near fatal disease at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tonight on The Pulse of St. Louis, we will take a closer look at Ebola, a deadly virus that has affected more than seventeen hundred people in West Africa. Of that number, more than nine hundred have died. Experts say it is the worst Ebola outbreak in world history.


  • What’s being done to protect the U.S. from Ebola
  • How healthcare workers protect themselves from infectious diseases?
  • Viewer email about Ebola
  • Panel final thoughts Ebola

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