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Osceola High School Students Get a Taste of College at Valencia

KISSIMMEE --  On Tuesday, 28 high-school juniors filed into Heidi Harne's biology classroom for a quick lesson on the Ebola virus. In the course of a 25-minute lecture, the teens -- Osceola County high-school students who are on Valencia's campus to get a taste of college life -- discover some of the basic biology behind the Ebola virus. The virus starts, Harne tells the students, by attacking cells that are critical to a person's immune system -- and that after the immune system fails, the virus floods ...