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CDC says returning Ebola medical workers should not be quarantined

Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines for doctors and nurses returning home to the United States from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, stopping well short of controversial mandatory quarantines being imposed by some U.S. states.<p>Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. …

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Testing of Canadian Ebola vaccine moving as fast as possible: NewLink CEO

The CEO of the company that holds the licence for a Canadian-made Ebola vaccine has a message for people who are frustrated by how long it is taking to get it into use in West Africa.<p>The race to get the vaccine safety tested and made in sufficient quantities so that large studies can be rolled out …

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How Israel 's Leading Ebola Expert Could Eradicate The Virus.

<b>How Israel 's Leading Ebola Expert Could Eradicate The Virus And Why The US Military Is Investing In Him</b>.(NoCamels).<p>So what’s really being done about …

Horrifying Photos Show How Ebola In Liberia Is Taking A Toll On Victims And Families

The death toll of this most recent <b>Ebola outbreak</b>, which started in Guinea, but has spread through Liberia, Sierra Leone, and with a small pocket in …

''....The ‘secret serum’ is just a monoclonal antibody therap…

''....The ‘secret serum’ is just a monoclonal antibody therapy for Ebola. Administering exogenous antibodies as a therapy for viral infections is an old-as-dirt idea.<p>ZMapp itself is a combination of the ‘best’ antibodies from MB-003 and ZMAb. How do I know this? Because this is information released by the company this July. And MB-003 and ZMAb are not exactly ‘secret’, seeing as they were published in two of the most high profile journals in the world, PNAS and Science.<p>What I think is super …

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Ebola outbreak: Jet passenger alert over US nurse

<b>US health officials are seeking 132 people who flew on a plane with a Texas nurse on the day before she came down with symptoms of Ebola.</b><p>The second person infected in the US, Amber Vinson, 29, fell ill on Tuesday.<p>Both she and nurse Nina Pham, 26, had treated Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, who died a …

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CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak 'Spiraling Out Of Control,' 'Window Of Opportunity Is Closing'

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "spiraling out of control," warned Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden in a briefing on Tuesday. The international community "can control it, if we act now," he said, but "the window of opportunity is closing."<p>Frieden's remarks …

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Resolving the ethics of the Ebola dilemma

<b>A group of ethicists will meet on Monday at the World Health Organization to discuss the wisdom or otherwise of making an experimental drug more widely available to those suffering from Ebola.</b><p>Ebola is named after a river in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Statistically, it is …

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Liberia Struggles to Contain Spread of Ebola, U.S. State Dept. Issues Travel Warning

In a soggy field in Johnsonville, a township just outside the Liberian capital, Monrovia, Joseph Bayogar holds his hand to his chin and shakes his …

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Ebola crisis in Liberia brings rumours, hygiene lessons and hunger

As aid workers offer health advice on the streets, residents fear emergency measures are starving the capital of supplies<p>Another day has just broken in Liberia's capital, Monrovia. Outside a block of humble flats on Centre Street, two women in long overcoats jump out of a taxi, avoiding the …

Meat-eating continues despite Ebola scare

Ebola virus: Liberia health system 'overtaxed'

<b>Liberia's information minister has admitted that the country's health care system has been overwhelmed by the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.</b><p>Lewis Brown told the BBC the system had been "overtaxed" by the outbreak, but that authorities were doing their best in the face of an unprecedented …

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Rwanda tests suspected Ebola case

Rwanda has placed a German student with Ebola-like symptoms in isolation, and is waiting for test results checking for the deadly tropical disease, the health ministry says.<p>"Samples from the suspected case have been sent for testing to an international accredited laboratory for approval, results …

The day Ebola was almost released on U.S. soil: Doctor recalls 1990 race to stop epidemic after infected monkey in Virginia exposed four workers to the incurable virus in real-life inspiration for Hollywood movie

• <b>Gerald Jaax is one of the Army scientists that responded to the in Reston, started by lab monkeys infected with a previously unknown strain of</b> …

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Report: Ebola outbreak probably started with 2-year-old in Guinea

The worst outbreak of Ebola, which has killed 961 people and triggered an international public health emergency, may have started with a 2-year-old patient in a village in Guinea.<p>About eight months ago, the toddler, whom researchers believe may have been Patient Zero, suffered fever, black stool …

Ebola outbreak: Ivory Coast bans flight from three states

<b>Ivory Coast has banned all passenger flights from three countries hit by Ebola in an attempt to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.</b><p>It is the only country, after Saudi Arabia, to impose such a ban, amid mounting concern about the outbreak which has killed nearly 1,000 people.<p>The ban covers …

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The young voices heard at March for Our Lives<p>'Happy Birthday' sing-along at March for Our Lives protest becomes emotional<p>Teens march on Washington, …

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Husband of hospitalized Ebola missionary quarantined in N.C.

The husband of an American missionary hospitalized with the deadly<p>Ebola virusis among three missionaries who were quarantined after arriving inCharlotte, N.C., Sunday night, the North Carolina-based SIM USA announced Monday.<p>David Writebol was placed in quarantine on a private section of SIM USA's …

Britain to extend assistance to combat Ebola in West Africa

The new £3 million package will allow partners to scale up specialist care, improve monitoring and tracking of the disease and provide better health …

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Ebola Virus Inflicts Deadly Toll on African Health Workers

Mounting Deaths Increase Strain on Front-Line Medical Staffers; Obama Says Better Infrastructure Can Help Control Virus<p>The number of people to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to at least 932, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, as overworked hospital staff …

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Individuals in an Epidemic | Doctors without borders

The emergency response teams working at the Ebola project in Kailahun are very busy. Resources are limited, and the need is great. I soon became …

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Can the Ebola outbreak be controlled?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Twitter: "Pretty simple graphic from the #CDC http://t.co/WKtAmgrkS4"

New conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>drsanjaygupta</b><p>“@<b>drsanjaygupta</b>: Pretty simple graphic from the #<b>CDC</b> …