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Individual genetic differences may affect Ebola survival - study | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many others perish. A new study provides strong evidence that individual genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease.<p>Health warnings about the Ebola virus are …

With Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

When President Barack Obama visited Maine on Thursday, he didn't come within 300 miles of the nurse protesting her state-mandated Ebola quarantine.<p>But he has inserted himself in the middle of a growing debate between the federal government and states over their rules for health workers returning …

Few Ebola Cases Found by Airport Checks

Only a Handful of Passengers Sent to Medical Facilities<p>The federal government has cast a wide net looking for Ebola-infected passengers flying into U.S. airports from West Africa, but the stepped-up testing so far has turned up few suspected cases of the deadly virus.<p>Of the 1,249 passengers who …

Terrorists Threaten to Release Ebola in Czech Republic Unless They Get €1m in Bitcoin Ransom

Terrorists have threatened to use the deadly Ebola virus as a biological weapon unless the Czech Republic pays a ransom of €1m (£788,000, $1.26m) in …

Ebola update: Maine judge rejects quarantine for nurse Kaci Hickox

A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.<p>District Court Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere ordered nurse Kaci Hickox, …

JAL worried about potential impact of Ebola on travel market | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Airlines Co Ltd CEO Yoshiharu Ueki on Friday expressed worry about the potential impact of the Ebola outbreak on the travel market.<p>“I’m very concerned, the potential impact could be great,” he said at an earnings briefing.<p>Reporting by Tim Kelly; Editing by Chris Gallagher

Russia Delivers Ebola Aid to Five Countries in Africa

A Russian plane carrying more than 18-tonne cargo delivered Ebola aid to five countries in Africa.<p>The Volga-Dnepr-operated Antonov-124-100 Ruslan …

Mali Ebola victim had contact with 141 people, 57 still sought | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - A 2-year-old girl who brought Ebola to Mali may have had contact with as many as 141 people, 57 of whom have yet to be traced, according to health experts concerned the disease could spread in Mali and beyond.<p>A view of the entrance to Dousseyni Daou Hospital in Kayes October 25, …