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Ebola survivor may have infected girlfriend in Liberia, say officials

Mar 25, 2015    

Monrovia:A woman who tested positive for Ebola in Liberia last week is dating a survivor of the disease, a health official has said, offering a possible explanation for how she became the country's first confirmed case in weeks.Ebola is typically transmitted through contact with the blood, vomit or feces of people who are sick. Survivors of Ebola are not generally considered contagious, but the virus lingers in semen, and so scientists urge survivors not to have sex for three months after recovering. Even though sexual transmission of Ebola has not yet been documented, it may be possible.Sampl...

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