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Ebola: San Francisco scientists studying samples to learn about disease




A licensed clinician sanitizes his hands after a simulated training session on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Anniston, Ala.
A licensed clinician sanitizes his hands after a simulated training session on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Anniston, Ala.
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Right now, countries around the world are doing the best they can to keep the Ebola virus out.

But there's one place, right here in California, where they welcome the virus in. 

Scientists at the Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center at UC San Francisco are studying samples of Ebola to try and learn more about the disease and how it's evolving.

Dr. Charles Chiu, director of the center conducting this research, shares more.