Study Finds Poverty Spread Ebola

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Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In HealthA street in Monrovia, Liberia, in September 2014. Partners In Health staff have long seen how poverty can make a person sick—how a crumbling house can increase the likelihood of contracting malaria, for example. Last month, a paper in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases quantified how poverty contributed to the Ebola epidemic.

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Study Finds Poverty Spread Ebola