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INTERVIEW-Scientist who discovered Ebola frustrated by deadly Guinea outbreak

By Reuters | Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:49 PM
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By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent

LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) - Peter Piot was 27, newly qualified and working in a microbiology lab in Antwerp when he received a flask of human blood contaminated with a mysterious pathogen that had been killing people in the forests of Zaire.

If he'd known then what he was to discover - that inside was Ebola, one of the most lethal infectious diseases...

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