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Here's A Breakdown Of The Ebola Treatments Used So Far In This Outbreak

As the Ebola outbreak rages on in West Africa and begins to slowly spread in the United States, the race for a cure or vaccine for the deadly virus is more pressing than ever.<p>Because of relatively few Ebola patients (2,418 cases in total before this current outbreak) scientists simply didn't know …

Ebola Richness of Embarrassments: Were Lessons Learned?

Thomas Eric Duncan was about as infectious as an Ebola patient can get when he showed up in an ambulance, vomiting and with diarrhea, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas last month. Even though he had told at least one nurse he had been to Liberia, he wasn’t tested for Ebola right …

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Nurse Nina Pham To Be Transferred To NIH For Ebola Treatment

<i>Updated at 7:53 p.m. ET</i><p>Nina Pham, the 26-year-old nurse who became infected with Ebola after treating a patient with the disease at a Dallas hospital, will be transferred to a high-level containment facility at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.<p>Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the …

Republicans press for Ebola travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans demanded a travel ban from Ebola-ravaged West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans …

American nurses lack the most important protection from Ebola—training

Ebola is a particularly tough virus on health workers, who account for 8% of the victims in West Africa. In the US, and specifically in Texas, the ratio is technically lot worse: After the second nurse in Dallas has been diagnosed with Ebola, 66% of the cases there (two out of the three) have been …

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Ebola Threat on Radar of New York City Marathon Organizers

Race officials say safety is top priority.<p>The New York City Marathon is known for attracting a large international field, which, given the recent spread of the Ebola virus to the United States, comes with some extra precautions this year.<p>Chris Weiller, New York Road Runners’ vice president of media …

Suspected Ebola case on Air France flight in Madrid

Air France plane evacuated in Madrid after passenger on flight suspected of having Ebola<p>An Air France plane was isolated at Madrid's airport on Thursday because of a suspected Ebola case after a passenger was reported to have a fever and shivers, officials said.<p>The passenger, who had traveled from …