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Superheroes Reimagined as 16th Century Paintings

What would it look like if Superman was born in the 16th century? What if the Hulk was a Duke? These are the questions photographer Sacha Goldberger asked himself when he created this playful new series <i>Super Flemish</i>. Some of our favorite pop culture characters like Darth Vader and Snow White got …

Art

Texas deputy, found free of Ebola, is released from hospital

A Dallas County sheriff's deputy, who had entered an apartment where an Ebola victim had stayed, left the hospital after tests showed he did not have the deadly virus, officials announced Thursday.<p>Sgt. Michael Monnig was rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas from Frisco on …

Authorities Find More Graves at Site of Presumed Mexico Student Massacre

Authorities have found four more graves containing burned human remains at a site where officials believe dozens of missing students were murdered by …

Latin America

Wrapped in Plastic: Preparing for Ebola

As several African nations struggle to contain outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus, and other countries ready themselves for any possible spread, images of healthcare workers wrapped in colorful personal protective equipment have become symbolic of the fight against the disease. In Liberia, Sierra …

UK Ebola screening for arrivals from affected areas

<b>People arriving in the UK from areas hit by Ebola face "enhanced screening" for the virus at Heathrow, Gatwick and Eurostar terminals.</b><p>Downing Street said passengers would be asked questions and potentially given a medical assessment.<p>It comes as Whitehall sources say it is "very unlikely" a British …

Disease

Ebola: How it spreads

Here are some facts about how Ebola spreads:<p>WHEN IS EBOLA CONTAGIOUS?<p>Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain, and then vomiting and diarrhea.<p>HOW DOES EBOLA SPREAD?<p>Through close contact with a symptomatic …

Ebola Patient Duncan Got 'High Level' of Care, Hospital Says

Thomas Eric Duncan, who died from Ebola Wednesday, got the best care possible, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said Thursday.<p>In its most complete statement yet, the hospital addresses a series of criticisms about Duncan’s care, including questions about experimental treatments.<p>“Mr. Duncan’s …

Disease

The Dog is Dead—And We’ll Never Know if He Had Ebola

According to the Centers for Disease Control dogs can carry Ebola without showing symptoms. But hundreds of thousands of people tried to save …

CDC Director Compares Ebola Outbreak to AIDS Epidemic

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Thursday that the world must act to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from …

Disease

5 Things You Need to Know About Ebola

How you can (and can't) get infected, ways victims can seek help and more facts about the raging virus<p>Somewhere in the American imagination, a few …

Texas Ebola cases expose troubling contrasts and spark fears of race divide

The faltering response to a Liberian’s Ebola diagnosis in Texas contrasted starkly to the mobilization after the mere suspicion of the disease in a local law enforcement officer. Some wonder whether it was no coincidence<p>Actors sent to US hospitals with fake Ebola symptoms Family of Thomas Eric …

How one African country beat Ebola

At least one African country has been able to fight back against Ebola: Nigeria, West Africa’s largest and most developed nation, has set the tone for a successful public health response to the frightening and often-misunderstood disease.<p>Faisal Shuaib is a Nigerian physician and public health …

Disease

US officials brace for uptick in Ebola inquiries after Dallas patient death

CDC officials receiving average of 800 inquiries a day 200 airline cabin cleaners went on strike in New York<p>Texas Ebola cases expose troubling contrasts<p>Since the first diagnosis of the disease in the US, the American public has become keenly aware of Ebola’s dangerous reach.<p>As concern rises, the …

Health Official: Ebola Could Become The Next AIDS

Madrid (AFP) - A top US health official urged swift action Thursday to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from becoming the next AIDS epidemic, while a Spanish nurse was at "serious risk" of dying.<p>Teresa Romero, 44, is "very ill and her life is at serious risk as a consequence of the virus," Madrid's …

Disease

Another deadly police shooting, and a St. Louis neighborhood grieves

In the racially mixed Shaw neighborhood Thursday, the differences about what happened were as sharp as day and night. A day earlier, an off-duty white police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old African American, and whether the dead man had a gun was a hotly disputed question.<p>Vonderrit D. Myers …