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Ebola outbreak revives interest in ‘The Hot Zone’

NEW YORK (AP) — The current Ebola outbreak has revived interest in a 1994 book about the deadly virus: Richard Preston’s “The Hot Zone.”

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Youth Olympics opening in China amid Ebola worries

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, performers tied to wires rehearse for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games which opens Aug. 16, 2014 in Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu province. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

NANJING, China (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday’s opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection.

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