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Ebola outbreak: UN health worker dies in Germany hospital

<b>A UN medical worker infected with Ebola has died at a hospital in Germany.</b><p>Doctors at the hospital in Leipzig said the man, 56, originally from Sudan, died despite receiving experimental drugs to treat the virus.<p>More than 4,400 people have died from the outbreak, mainly in West Africa.<p>The rate of …

'I do not want to be called a Turkish Kurd'

<b>Suruc, Turkey -</b> In the busy parking lot of Istanbul's Emniyet bus station, a young man sits quietly to the side, a backpack at his feet. His dark, round eyes reflect a sense of purposeful determination, but his desperate drags of a cigarette reveal his uncertainty.<p>"I don't know what I could do in …

Travelers From Ebola-Hit Africa Will Be Screened in U.S.

Travelers from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa will have their temperature taken and fill out a questionnaire when they arrive at one of five major U.S. airports, officials announced Wednesday. The screenings will start Saturday at New York’s JFK International Airport. Washington-Dulles, …

More Ebola screening to begin at five US airports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a …

Commander: U.S. troops' Ebola mission could last a year

WASHINGTON — Thousands of U.S. troops may be living in tent cities in Liberia and supporting the fight against Ebola for "about a year" or until the deadly outbreak appears to be under control, the top military commander in Africa said Tuesday.<p>"This is not a small effort and it's not a short period …

Spanish nurse reported Ebola symptoms many times before being quarantined

A Spanish nurse who was admitted to hospital in Madrid with the Ebola virus, after treating a repatriated patient who later died of the illness, had told health authorities at least three times that she had a fever before she was placed in quarantine.<p>Teresa Romero Ramos is the first person in the …

Sick journalist to get blood from Ebola survivor

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The first American flown back to the U.S. for treatment of Ebola this summer has donated blood to the most recent one to return …

U.S. Hospitals Alert to Ebola Threat, CDC Says

Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan remains in critical but stable condition at a Texas hospital, officials said Tuesday. "He is on a ventilator and receiving kidney dialysis. His liver function, which declined over the weekend, has improved, but doctors caution that this could vary in coming days," …

U.S. To Require Tougher Ebola Screenings At Airports: Senator

(Adds White House comment)<p>WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials are preparing to require tougher Ebola screening at American airports this week to keep the deadly virus from spreading to this country, Senator Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday.<p>The new measures may include screening air …

Some Ebola experts worry virus may spread more easily than assumed

U.S. officials leading the fight against history's worst outbreak of Ebola have said they know the ways the virus is spread and how to stop it. They say that unless an air traveler from disease-ravaged West Africa has a fever of at least 101.5 degrees or other symptoms, co-passengers are not at …

The U.S. Military's War on Ebola

The American mission in Liberia will take 4,000 troops, cost $750 million, and could last more than a year.<p>The U.S. military campaign to help eradicate Ebola from West Africa sounds anything but surgical. It will take–for now–nearly 4,000 American troops, cost $750 million, and it could last a year …

Ebola-exposed patient is released from Maryland clinic after 9 days

An American who was exposed to the Ebola virus in West Africa and taken to a National Institutes of Health clinic in Maryland was sent home Tuesday, the agency announced.<p>He is to stay at home and check his temperature twice a day until a 21-day observation period is over, the NIH said in a …

Ebola patient's fiancee: Praying to God he gets better

DALLAS — It wasn't supposed to be like this for Louise Troh and the man she loves.<p>Thomas Eric Duncan arrived in Dallas last month after making the long, international flight from Ebola-ravaged Liberia. They planned to marry.<p>"He was just so happy," Troh said in a phone interview Tuesday. "He said, …

Ebola crisis leaves Dallas a city on edge

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas is a city on edge as public-health officials wait to see if any of the people who may have been exposed to Ebola develop …

Five US airports to begin Ebola screenings for west Africa arrivals

Passengers travelling from west Africa will face additional Ebola screenings at five US airports, the White House said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern that not enough controls were in place to prevent the deadly disease from entering the US.<p>The additional screenings will be carried out by …