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Ebola facts: The truth about the virus

#Ebolafacts: CBC News dedicated a special day of coverage to help Canadians decipher fact from fiction in the global conversation about Ebola. Read our discussion with CBC readers here.

Separating fact from fiction on Ebola

Canadians have been inundated with information about the Ebola virus. Some of it is fact and some of it is fiction. 

CBC News explored the facts behind Ebola and answered questions from CBC readers during a live chat Tuesday evening.

This chat featured:

  • Dr. Tim Jagatic, who works with Doctors Without Borders and recently returned to Windsor, Ont., from caring for patients exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone.
  • The National correspondent Adrienne Arsenault, who was in Liberia covering the effects of the epidemic there. 
  • Producer Stephanie Jenzer, who was also part of CBC's Liberia team.

You can read the chat below.

On mobile? Read the chat here.