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Volunteer Ebola helpers in protective suits prepare for a demonstration of their work at the SITTU (Severe Infections Temporary Treatment Unit) in Monrovia, Liberia, on April 9, 2015. (Photo by Kay Nietfeld/Picture Alliance/DPA/AP)

Lassa and Ebola: What you need to know

A New Jersey man who had recently traveled to Liberia died on Monday from Lassa, a hemorrhagic fever with some similarities to Ebola. In a few eerie echoes to the Ebola infections that captured the nation’s attention this past summer, the man flew through JFK airport in New York and was sent home after his first visit to the hospital, when he...

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