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Ebola epidemic leaves legacy of children with cataracts

Ebola survivors have their bandages removed after cataract surgery, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Aug. 4, 2017. Cataracts usually afflict the old, not the young, but doctors have been shocked to find them in Ebola survivors as young as five. (Jane Hahn/The New York Times) XNYT59 XNYT59

Eye disease, with the specter of blindness, has become a dreaded complication of Ebola. Doctors have been shocked to find cataracts in Ebola survivors as young as 5.

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