25 years ago, Ebola outbreak near US capital introduced US to what had been an unknown disease

  • by: MATTHEW BARAKAT , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 10, 2014 - 1:55 PM

RESTON, Va. — It had all the makings of a public-health horror story: an outbreak of a wildly deadly virus on the doorstep of the nation's capital, with dozens of lab monkeys dead, multiple people testing positive, and no precedent in this country on how to contain it.

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