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New York doctor becomes fourth to be diagnosed with Ebola in US

Doctor who returned to US from West Africa with a fever tests positive for Ebola at a New York City hospital<p>A doctor who recently returned to the US from treating Ebola patients in West Africa has become the fourth person in the country to be diagnosed with the disease.<p>Craig Spencer, 33, who …

Family of Ebola victim Duncan holds memorial service in N.C.

As questions continue to swirl about how to deal with the ever-growing fears of Ebola, relatives of the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States gathered to grieve Saturday.<p>Wiping tears from their eyes, family and friends of Thomas Eric Duncan told CNN affiliate Time …

Ebola In The United States: What Happened When

When Ebola virus resurfaced in West Africa in December 2013, public health officials were hopeful that it could be contained, as it had been in past outbreaks.<p>But the virus continues to ravage communities in Africa and has now spread to the United States and Europe. The number of new cases in …

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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The news that a U.S. nurse tested positive for Ebola has heightened concerns about the virus. Health officials are moving quickly to increase monitoring of hospital workers treating Ebola and ensure the deadly virus does not spread.<p>The World Health Organization described it as …

Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director

BETHESDA, Md. -- As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and as it responds to a second diagnosis of the disease at home, one of the country's top health officials says a vaccine likely would have already been discovered were it not for budget …

CDC Director on Ebola: 'Even a Single Infection is Unacceptable'

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that he was "confident" the spread of Ebola could be stopped, a day after a test confirmed a Dallas nurse had been infected while caring for a Liberian national in her hospital.<p>"We have to rethink the way we address Ebola …

Ebola: The First Glimpse of a Virus

On Oct. 13, 1976, exactly 38 years ago Monday, Frederick A. Murphy, a CDC virologist and expert in photographing viruses peered into a microscope and …

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Here's A Map Of All The Countries With Ebola

Ebola has officially hit the US. On Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that a nurse in Dallas contracted the vicious disease from a patient who was infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas before showing symptoms.<p>Ebola is still mostly concentrated to parts of West …

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