Ebola: Ancient history of `new' disease?

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  • Author(s): Holden, Constance
  • Source:
    Science. 6/14/1996, Vol. 272 Issue 5268, p1591. 4/9p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
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    • Abstract:
      Reports on the findings by a team of scientists that the plague at Athens, Greece in the fourth century B.C. might have been caused by the deadly Ebola virus. Features of the plague in Athens; Total number of people killed during the plague; Hints that the plague might have been caused by the ebola virus.