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National Guard Soldier Arrested For Trying To Join ISIS

A National Guard soldier and his cousin have been arrested in Illinois for attempting to join the Islamic State of Iraq and greater Syria (ISIS), the …

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Easy Ideas to Make Money Online at Home

Hello And Welcome to Mr Home Business, In this article i am going to mention some easy and best ways to make money online while staying at home,<p>Well …

Find The Most Flattering Nail Shape For You

Almond? Stiletto? Squoval? Consult this chart to figure out which nail shape suits you best before your next manicure.

Muhammad Ali's secret daughter begs to see boxing legend one more time 'before he dies'

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s secret daughter today makes a passionate plea to his family: “Let me see him one last time before he dies.”<p>Kiiursti …

Luise Rainer, First Winner of Back-to-Back Oscars, Dies at 104

Luise Rainer, a star of cinema’s golden era who won back-to-back Oscars but then walked away from a glittering Hollywood career, has died. She was …

The Ebola Crisis Continues: In Pictures

Ebola diagnosis for 2nd Texas hospital worker raising questions over virus battle plan

Confirmation that a second Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola is raising questions over whether the hospital and federal health officials really have a handle on containing the virus.<p>Top Obama administration health officials on Wednesday acknowledged that federal agencies should …

Texas College Rejects Nigerian Applicants, Cites Ebola Cases

At least two students from Nigeria who applied to a Texas college were told they wouldn't be admitted because of Ebola.<p>Kamorudeen Abidogun, a Texas man originally from Nigeria, said he received two letters from Navarro College, a two-year community college with a campus about 58 miles from Dallas. …

Why Protective Gear Is Sometimes Not Enough in the Fight Against Ebola

When it comes to Ebola, the full-body Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] suit is probably the best way to prevent infection. But a PPE can also be …

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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 …

The Big, Unanswered Questions About Ebola

Beyond the medical questions about transmission, treatment and protocols for dealing with the Ebola virus, there are bigger questions that remain unanswered. For example, when the virus spreads to the Middle East, Latin America or Asia -- and it appears this is a matter of when rather than if -- …

Obama: Ebola monitoring must be 'more aggressive'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday that his administration would respond in a "much more aggressive way" to cases of Ebola in …

Liberian Women Adopt New Strategies in Ebola Response

Cross-posted from UN Women<p>Radio host Justice Clarke and his guests sit in a semi-circular United Nations radio studio for a live discussion of ‘Ebola and Stigma’. This is a special edition of the UN Women-sponsored 12th Man radio talk-show, produced in partnership with UN Radio in Liberia — a show …

How Lessons From the AIDS Crisis Can Help Us Beat Ebola

Without urgent action, Ebola could become “the world’s next AIDS,” said Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

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Nurses' union slams Texas hospital for lack of Ebola protocol

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Texas hospital where two health care workers contracted Ebola while caring for a patient had guidelines that were "constantly changing" and didn't have protocols on how to deal with the deadly virus," a nurses' union claims.<p>"The protocols that should have been in place in Dallas were …

Ebola Outbreak in United States Sees Another Diagnosis, Another Big Snafu

A newly diagnosed nurse flew on a commercial airliner on Monday.<p>DALLAS—The Ebola crisis in the United States escalated Wednesday, as a second nurse here was diagnosed with the disease, concerns rose over whether more health care workers at a Dallas hospital might be infected, and President Obama …

Nurses call on Obama to mandate safeguards against Ebola

The nation's largest union of registered nurses Wednesday called on President Obama to mandate uniform standards at U.S. hospitals to protect healthcare workers from the<p>Ebola virus.<p>"Not one more patient, nurse or healthcare worker should be put at risk due to a lack of healthcare facility …

Amber Vinson, Dallas Ebola Patient, Says CDC Gave Her Green Light To Fly

A Dallas nurse who took a commercial flight from Cleveland hours before reporting symptoms of Ebola says that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention told her it was okay to fly.<p>Amber Vinson helped treat Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died in Dallas of the Ebola virus earlier this …

Boehner: Ban travel for Ebola

House Speaker John Boehner urged the White House on Wednesday to consider banning travel from West African countries plagued by Ebola.<p>“A temporary ban on travel to the United States from countries afflicted with the virus is something that the president should absolutely consider along with any …

Dallas Hospital That Treated First US Ebola Patient: 'We Made Mistakes'

Early reports indicated that the hospital sent Thomas Eric Duncan home with antibiotics the first time he sought care, even though he mentioned that he was recently in Liberia, one of the countries at the epicenter of the worst Ebola outbreak in history. By the time Duncan returned to the emergency …

Nurse With Ebola Worked With Liberian Patient's Bodily Fluids - NBC News

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Ebola crisis: Labor urges Coalition to send Australian medical teams to Africa

Labor has stepped up its calls for the Australian government to send specialists to west Africa to prevent the spread of Ebola, arguing appropriate evacuation arrangements could be put in place.<p>Tony Abbott has said it would be irresponsible “to order our personnel into harm’s way without all …

With Ebola cases, CDC zeros in on lapses in protocol, protective gear

Federal health authorities Wednesday appeared to be focusing on apparent lapses in the way a Dallas hospital responded to a Liberian man suffering from symptoms of an Ebola infection, which now has spread to a second healthcare worker at the hospital.<p>Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for …

Ebola crisis: British Army medics due to arrive in Sierra Leone

British Army medics were due to arrive in Sierra Leone on Thursday to help in the fight against Ebola by operating a treatment centre specifically for healthcare workers.<p>Ninety-one people, including nurses, doctors and infectious disease consultants, will join 40 soldiers already in the west …

Spanish nurse's assistant says she'd treat Ebola patients again

The Spanish nurse's assistant who contracted Ebola after treating a patient with the deadly virus is feeling a little better and says she would treat Ebola patients again if she is cured, a family friend and spokeswoman said Wednesday.<p>Teresa Romero Ramos is being treated at the Carlos III Hospital …

Obama: I 'Hugged And Kissed' Nurses Treating Ebola Patients In Atlanta

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday that the government's response to the Ebola epidemic will be effective after a meeting with his top cabinet secretaries at the White House.<p>"The key thing to understand about this disease is these protocols work," Obama said, …

How Senegal and Nigeria are beating the U.S. at responding to Ebola

It is possible to stop the spread of Ebola, the virus that has decimated the West African economy and caused businesses in Liberia to scramble to …

UN: Ebola death toll rising to 4,500 this week

GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from Ebola will rise this week to more than 4,500 people from the 9,000 infected and the outbreak is still out of …

UK landlords refuse to house student from Sierra Leone over Ebola fears

A radio presenter from Sierra Leone who had been broadcasting a myth-busting show about Ebola in his home country was refused accommodation when he arrived to study at the University of East Anglia this month because landlords feared he may have brought the killer virus with him.<p>Amara Bangura, 35, …