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Researchers address misconceptions

19 Oct, 2014

Researchers say the virus is not as easy to catch as people think, and that people who have come into indirect contact with potential patients have a relatively low risk. They also say the virus may mutate, but that it remains difficult to contract. CDC medical epidemiologist Michael Kinzer, who spent five weeks in Guinea fighting the outbreak:

There’s a reason it’s not everywhere. It’s just not as easy to transmit as people think.