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In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

CHICAGO (AP) — They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply.<p>Across the country, far more Americans say they disapprove of the president than approve. He's so politically toxic that Democratic candidates in tough races are practically begging …

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​Ebola crisis spurs rash of scams

The Ebola epidemic is spurring a swarm of scams that promote bogus "cures," fund fake charities and spread computer viruses aimed at stealing private …

Ebola: WHO under fire over response to epidemic

<b>The World Health Organization (WHO), set up by the United Nations in 1948, is the world's biggest and most important public health body.</b><p>There is no question that it has had some major successes: it has ensured that millions of children worldwide are free from the danger of polio, the crippling …

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EU news, business and politics

(<i>LUXEMBOURG</i>) - European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to appoint an Ebola coordinator to bring together resources and funding to tackle the …

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Ebola News | Ebola Deeply, Covering the Crisis

Since its launch in October 2014, <b>Ebola Deeply</b> has been committed to helping the world understand the complex scientific, medical and social issues of …

Twitter 'news' spreads faster than Ebola #FakeCures #Malware

<b>Updated</b> Social media has become a conduit for the spread of fake cures and treatments for Ebola. As if that weren't bad enough, confusion about the …

Top Scientist: This Version Of Ebola Looks Like ‘A Very Different Bug’

Barack Obama and the head of the CDC need to quit saying that we know exactly how Ebola spreads. Because the truth is that there is much about this …

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WHO: Ebola outbreak response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola, United States: Don’t panic—here are all the signs the U.S. is containing the disease.

Health officials in Dallas and Washington are feeling a bit better now that the 21-day monitoring period has passed for dozens of people who had …

Getting a Grip on Ebola

Robert B. Reich is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for …

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Summit in Cuba seeks to unify prevention strategies

Cuba and its closest allies from Latin America and the Caribbean meet in Havana on Monday to set plans for protecting their countries from Ebola and …

My night in the Texas Ebola hospital

<b>Staying in a guest room on the ninth floor of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, I learned about the Ebola virus - and the effects of isolation.</b><p>When I told my best friend I was going to Texas to write about Ebola, one of my friends gave me some advice.<p>"Don't touch anything!" she said.<p>She …

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Ebola crisis: Worst-hit African nations get key supplies

<b>Vital supplies and resources to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in the three worst-hit West African countries, Ghana's President John Mahama has said.</b><p>Mr Mahama, who heads the regional bloc Ecowas, also told the BBC that treatment centres were being set up in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra …

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The Psychology Behind Our Collective Ebola Freak-Out

In Hazlehurst, Miss., parents pulled their children out of middle school last week after learning that the principal had recently visited southern …

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Ebola crisis: How Nigeria's Dr Adadevoh fought the virus

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Why are we so afraid of Ebola? | DW | 20.10.2014

You don't actually have to answer these questions: <i>What is</i> <i>16 times 37? And what is two times two?</i> Presumably, you simply passed over the first …

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Writing worth reading

Inside The Ebola Wars Life Pick of the day<p>Richard Preston | New Yorker | 20th October 2014<p>Gripping, close-up account of the outbreak of Ebola in …

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Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Russia has told Sky News it will protect its people on the ground in Syria if …

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Here's What Happens If You Survive Ebola

People who survive Ebola can lead normal lives post-recovery, though occasionally they can suffer inflammatory conditions of the joints afterward, according to CBS. Recovery times can vary, and so can the amount of time it takes for the virus to clear out of the system.<p>The World Health Organization …

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We're glad Nigeria is officially free of Ebola but much more is left to do. F...

not surprisingly<p>Oct 21, 2014<p>Yes indeed. We must not let our guard down. This should change the way we view public health now.<p>Oct 21, 2014<p>Ok, finally …

Ebola Outbreak: US Requires West African Travelers To Land At 1 Of 5 Airports

Travelers from three Ebola-stricken countries will be required to arrive at one of five U.S. airports with heightened Ebola screening, the U.S. …

How The Tech In Your Smartphone Could Help Fight The Next Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola crisis has brought new perspective to concerns about how diseases -- and people who carry them -- travel. And a number of experts following the issue predict the recent outbreak will bring about major changes in how we think about the geography of medicine, or "geomedicine."<p>While public …