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The Best Bet For Stopping Outbreaks Isn’t Just A Vaccine

“It seems like a foolproof way to eradicate a disease.”  #ProjectLiteracy

This story is part of an ongoing campaign called the Alphabet of Illiteracy. By using letters themselves—the foundation of reading and writing—Project Literacy examines the ways illiteracy underpins some of the greatest challenges facing the world today. Below, we explore the letter E for “Ebola” and other similar outbreaks of infectious disease.

The aedes aegypti mosquito carries both yellow fever and dengue. Image via Flickr user Sanofi Pasteur (cc).

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