Kim Kinney-Savoy

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Ebola in Liberia: America owes the West African nation, founded by free blacks, a special debt.

Two weeks ago, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wrote a letter to Barack Obama concerning the outbreak of Ebola in her tiny West African …

CDC: Ebola cases could go as high as 1.4 million by late January

In a grim assessment of the Ebola epidemic, researchers say the deadly virus threatens to become endemic to West Africa instead of eventually disappearing from humans.<p>"The current epidemiologic outlook is bleak," wrote a panel of more than 60 World Health Organization experts in a study published …

Ebola in the air? A nightmare that could happen

Today, the Ebola virus spreads only through direct contact with bodily fluids, such as blood and vomit. But some of the nation's top infectious disease experts worry that this deadly virus could mutate and be transmitted just by a cough or a sneeze.<p>"It's the single greatest concern I've ever had in …

1.2 million Ebola deaths projected in 6 months

NEW YORK – An econometric simulation model based on the assumption the World Health Organization and others will be unable to control the Ebola …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Plan International on Twitter: "#Ebola is sweeping across West Africa. Here are the latest #EbolaOutbreak figures and information on Plan’s response. http://t.co/baS3ysjLcX"

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Dying at the Hospital Door: Ebola Virus Outbreak | The New York Times