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Angola Campaign Attempts to Thwart Virus Outbreak

In Angola, a major effort is under way to try to stop the spread of the Marburg virus. At least 203 people have died from the disease, and international aid organizations have sent teams of doctors to help. Melissa Block talks with New York Times reporter Denise Grady.

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