Ebola in Uganda: Why Can’t We Cure It? Where Does It Hide?

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A recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda highlights the many unknowns of the highly contagious fever, experts say.

The
latest Ebola occurrence is thought to have started in Uganda’s western
Kibaale District about three weeks ago, but was confirmed only last
Friday.

The outbreak initially went undetected, because patients
did not show typical Ebola symptoms, such as hemorrhaging, and because
they had other illnesses, such as malaria, which complicated diagnosis, according to Ugandan officials.

Read more at National Geographic.