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Five diseases that are worse than Ebola

It's chikungunya and flu we ought to dread

Officials investigating an outbreak of avian flu in Suffolk in February 2007. Turkeys were culled to prevent the spread of the virus. © REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Are you at risk from Ebola? Not in the United Kingdom, unless you eat monkey meat smuggled from Africa. Nevertheless, the name fills us with dread. With mortality rates ranging from 50 per cent to 95 per cent, no specific…

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