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Answering Your Questions About Ebola Treatments And Vaccines

This week, <i>All Things Considered</i> asked listeners to send in their questions about Ebola treatment, drugs and vaccines. Here's a lightly edited summary of the conversation about the results, with questions posed by host Melissa Block and answers from NPR Science Correspondent Richard Harris.<p><b>Andrea</b> …

Ebola is scary; this virus that has paralyzed and killed children is scarier

As Americans watch the Ebola story unfold in across the globe, many are unaware of a threat far closer to home — and more contagious.<p>Enterovirus D68, …

Disease

Michigan Child Dies From Enterovirus D68, Hospital Says

A 21-month-old Michigan girl died of Enterovirus D68, officials said, becoming the second child whose death was directly blamed on the virus that has caused severe respiratory illness across the country.<p>Madeline Reid died Friday afternoon from Enterovirus D68, according to Children's Hospital of …

The Week in Review: Historic Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola crisis reached new heights in the United States this week: two Americans were hospitalized with the disease and the Centers for Disease …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …