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Day after defeats, Obama strikes defiant tone

WASHINGTON (AP) — For anyone expecting postelection contrition at the White House or vows to change course after a disastrous election for Democrats, …

CDC Chief On Ebola: The U.S. 'Won't See A Large Number Of Cases'

Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Sunday that he is "confident" the United States will not see an Ebola outbreak, despite concerns raised by the string of mistakes made by a Texas hospital treating an infected patient.<p>Frieden said on CNN's "State of …

Ebola Virus Could Spread To France, UK And Other European Countries In Less Than 3 Weeks

Scientists have predicted a 75 percent chance that the Ebola virus may reach France by Oct. 24 and a 50 percent chance that it could reach the UK by …

Ebola unlikely to cause major outbreak beyond Africa

You should be afraid of Ebola -- if you live in some parts of West Africa. But over in the United States? Not so much.<p>With the first case of Ebola …

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 …

U.S. working on new screenings for Ebola but no travel ban

WASHINGTON/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola, both in the West African countries hit by the disease and the United States.<p>The first patient diagnosed with the disease on U.S. soil, Thomas …

How not to catch Ebola

<b>As the outbreak continues to spread, the fear of catching the disease is rising.</b><p>Experts are learning more about how to contain the virus that has infected around 7,500 people in West Africa.<p>The race is on to stop this deadly disease that kills more than half of those it infects.<p>Here's what is known.<p>…

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Every Newly Emerging Disease Like Ebola Begins With a Mystery

One crucial factor in the epidemic spread of Ebola is poverty, says author of a new book about the disease.<p>Though Ebola is unlikely to gain a substantial foothold in the United States, even after the first U.S. diagnosis of an Ebola case this week, author David Quammen argues that our common …

The Dallas Ebola Patient Is Getting Slightly Better

Ebola patient Thomas Duncan’s liver condition has improved, according to the Dallas hospital where he’s being treated, though he remains in critical …

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," …

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 …

Spain ramps up Ebola response; Norwegian tests positive in Sierra Leone

Four more potential cases of Ebola were under observation Tuesday in Spain, health authorities said Tuesday, a day after a nurse's assistant became the first person known to have contracted the deadly virus outside Africa in the current outbreak.<p>The woman helped treat two Spanish missionaries, both …

US Ebola patient dies; airport screening expanded

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government …

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 …

Questions and answers on dogs and Ebola risks

Monkeys, bats and a menagerie of animals can spread Ebola. Now there's worry that dogs — or one dog in particular — might spread it, too. Officials …

Hospital worker: Spaniard exposed in ER for 8 hours after positive Ebola test

Teresa Romero Ramos sought out help three times.<p>Finally, one week after first seeing a doctor, Romero found out why she felt so sick: She had Ebola.<p>Even after her Ebola test came back positive at Madrid's Alcorcon hospital, Romero had to wait.<p>According to a worker at that hospital, Romero lay in …

Spanish Ebola Patient's Gloves May Have Transmitted Virus: Doctor

A Spanish nurse's aide who was infected with Ebola may have contracted the virus when her gloves touched her face as she took off her protective suit, a doctor treating her said on Wednesday. "During the course of the morning we looked at actions taken when [the nurse’s aide] put on her protective …

Why The NBC Cameraman Who Contracted Ebola Will Receive The Blood Of An Ebola Survivor

<b>Whether the transfusions will actually help is a matter of considerable uncertainty.</b><p>A small number of patients have been treated with experimental drugs like ZMapp, but the efficacy of those drugs is still unknown. (Stores of ZMapp have already been exhausted.) As Ebola spreads, the blood of …

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'Save Excalibur' fails: Madrid euthanizes Ebola patient's dog

Madrid health authorities have put down Ebola patient Teresa Romero Ramos' dog, Excalibur, despite protests to save the animal's life.<p>The dog was sedated before being euthanized, according to health authorities. Its body was moved, following protocol, to a place where it could be …

Ebola drug maker Chimerix's stock tumbles after Dallas patient dies

Shares of Chimerix Inc., the maker of an experimental drug to combat Ebola, sank Wednesday after the death in Dallas of a patient with the disease who received the medicine.<p>About two hours after officials announced the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Durham, N.C., company's stock was trading at …

Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S., dies

Ebola training focuses on astronaut-like gear

CHICAGO (AP) — The serious-faced physicians practice pulling on bulky white suits and helmets that make them look more like astronauts than doctors preparing to fight a deadly enemy. These training sessions at U.S. hospitals on Ebola alert and for health workers heading to Africa can make the …

Samsung's Milk Music internet radio service is only for Galaxy devices (video)

Do we need yet another online music service? Samsung certainly thinks so, as it's just introduced its very own internet radio service called, weirdly enough, Milk Music. So named for its supposed "fresh" take on music (Get it? Because milk is fresh? Yeah, we're not sure about that either), it's …

How to Write an Email That Will Get a Response | The Art of Manliness

<i>How to write an email?</i><p><i>What’s next? A post on how to tie your shoes?</i><p>I know, I know. Email is such an ubiquitous part of our lives that you might think …

How to Make a Torch Like Indiana Jones: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Whether navigating the woods in a survival situation or hunting for treasure deep in the tunnels of an ancient temple, knowing how to make a torch …

Explore Jerry's Apartment in Seinfeld in Virtual Reality

Jerry’s Place VR brings the iconic set to life with Oculus Rift.<p>Seinfeld may have wound to halt nearly 16 years ago but the revered sitcom remains a …