In its mildest form its cure was a simple quarantine of five days though lately that’s been cut to just about two-and-a-half to three days. Photo: AFP

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A file photo shows healthcare workers load a man suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus onto an ambulance in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Photo: AP<br />
A municipal worker fumigates inside a building to help control the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Caracas. Photo: Marco Bello/Reuters<br />

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