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African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak

CONAKRY (Reuters) - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease.<p>The World Health Organization and medical …

Ebola Not A Significant Threat To U.S., CDC Says

The deadly outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is unlikely to spread outside of that region and into the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday (July 28).<p>“No Ebola cases have been reported in the United States and the likelihood of this outbreak spreading …

U.S. doctor quarantines himself at home

A retired American doctor who was working with Ebola patients in West Africa returned to the United States -- and put himself in quarantine.<p>Dr. Alan Jamison volunteered in the Liberian capital of Monrovia this month as part of an international medical group. He returned to the United States on July …

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

Three West Africa nations are struggling to control an outbreak of Ebola. The virus was first discovered nearly four decades ago in Congo in a …

American aid worker stricken with Ebola arrives in U.S. for treatment

ATLANTA (Reuters) - An American aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while in Liberia arrived in the United States from West Africa on Saturday and walked into an Atlanta hospital, wearing a bio-hazard suit, for treatment in a special isolation unit.<p>Two men in protective clothing exit an …

US doctor with Ebola arrives in Atlanta