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Doctor with Ebola heading from Liberia to Nebraska for treatment

An American doctor and missionary who was infected with theEbola viruswhile helping care for patients in Liberia will be flown to Nebraska for treatment, the Christian missionary group SIM USA announced Thursday.<p>Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, an obstetrician who lives in the Boston area, began receiving care …

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US to provide $75M to expand Ebola care centers

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The American aid agency announced Thursday it would donate $75 million to fund 1,000 more beds in Ebola treatment centers in …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. Galaxy Note 3

Size<p>Not much of a difference in size – or appearance, for that matter. The new model is just a hair longer and thicker.<p>Weight<p>The Galaxy Note 4 is …

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the …

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Liberia says it will open up a slum in its capital where thousands of people were barricaded to contain the spread of …

Canadian girl quarantined in Ebola scare

Girl had recently returned from family trip Sierra Leone and displayed symptoms of high fever<p>A Canadian girl who returned recently from Sierra Leone is under observation in a hospital in Quebec after showing possible symptoms of Ebola, according to the CTV television channel.<p>It reported that the …

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its border with Guinea over fears that the deadly outbreak could spread, the Senegalese Press Agency reported Friday.<p>Senegal is the fifth country in the region where the virus has spread.<p>Senegal's health …

With Ebola In Mind, U.S. Colleges Screen Some Students

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.<p>With the virus continuing to kill in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and …

Ebola outbreak: US official says epidemic will worsen

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1123000/1123774_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526856190_f358a286cf9082e8dbab847d4c80367b<p><b>The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is going to get worse before it gets better, according to the top US public health official.</b><p>Tom Frieden, the …

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Ebola: life and death on the frontline

Outside a run-down elementary school in West Point, Liberia, health workers stand silent and stiff under a balcony as the night darkens. Their spare supply of white hazmat suits, latex gloves and chlorine has been stolen, along with food for 21 patients who were being quarantined inside. Just an …

DR Congo confirms first Ebola cases in 'new strain' of killer virus

Two deaths in remote region of Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed as Ebola but "unrelated" to west Afica epidemic<p>The Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed its two first cases of Ebola this year, but claimed they were unrelated to the epidemic raging in four countries of West Africa.<p>Congolese …

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Borders closing over Ebola fears

The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry. The closure includes any aircraft and ships traveling to Senegal from Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia.<p>Senegal is located to the …

The Dread Factor: Why Ebola And 'Contagion' Scare Us So Much

The Ebola outbreak has set off an alarm around the world. Public health leaders say the intense concern is appropriate, given the unprecedented size of the outbreak and the deadliness of the virus.<p>But experts say the outbreak has also produced a lot of unfounded fears. Even just the word Ebola is …

Ebola Tests On Body Of Ireland Man Who Died Suddenly After Return From Africa

Health chiefs are awaiting blood test results today on a suspected Ebola case in Ireland after a man who recently returned from Africa died …

Ebola In The Skies? How The Virus Made It To West Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the most explosive in history. One reason the virus spread so fast is that West Africa was blindsided. Ebola had never erupted in people anywhere close to West Africa before.<p>The type of Ebola causing the outbreak — called Zaire — is the deadliest strain. Until …

EBOLA: What West Africa Can Learn From Winnebago County, Wisconsin

There is no question the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is one of the greatest epidemics seen in modern times. The epidemic has spread to four countries and has accounted for over 1,000 deaths with no signs of slowing down. The situation appears to be dire as a lack of resources, overburdened health …

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Ebola nations urged to screen all travellers

West African nations affected by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola have been urged to screen "all people at international airports, seaports and major land crossings" in order to stop its spread.<p>The World Health Organisation said on Monday that authorities should stop anyone with signs of the virus …

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late …

Liberia Battles Ebola Epidemic

In West Africa, more than 2,200 people have contracted Ebola since March, and 1,200 of them have died from the virus. Liberia has suffered the most deaths to date, with teams of undertakers wearing protective clothing now collecting victims from all over the capital of Monrovia. Poor sanitation, …

Liberian Child Suspected of Contracting Ebola Clings to Life

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Patient checked for Ebola virus at Kaiser hospital in Sacramento

<b>(08-19) 23:13 PDT SACRAMENTO</b> -- A person who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus was checked into Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center, health officials said Tuesday.<p>Hospital officials alerted the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services, and department officials …

New restrictions in Kenya for travelers amid Ebola fears

Kenya Airways will suspend flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone, the latest airline to curb flights because of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The suspension is temporary, and the airline will continue operating flights to Nigeria and Ghana, Kenya Airways said.<p>The Kenyan …

Kenya Airways to suspend flights to Freetown, Monrovia due to Ebola | Reuters

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya Airways will suspend flights to Liberia’s capital Monrovia and Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the company said on Saturday.<p>The suspension of the flights will start at midnight on Tuesday Aug. 19, Kenya Airways said in a statement. …

Kenya bars travellers from Ebola-hit nations

Kenya is closing its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the government has announced.<p>Kenya Airways also announced that it would suspend its flights to Freetown and Monrovia when the government travel ban on passengers …