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Why people without Ebola symptoms aren't contagious

Fear of Ebola has put many on high alert and there is increasing anxiety about the possibility of individuals with minimal exposure and no symptoms …

Back in the hot zone: what to read about Ebola

Google “Ebola” now and you’ll be confronted with a boxed message from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the top of the page and a slew of nutty headlines below it. For those of you, like me, who feel helpless in the face of big phenomena we do not understand – say, you know, …

CDC admits Ebola can be passed to others by sneezing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — which has been downplaying the contagious aspects of Ebola — has now quietly admitted via a poster …

Ebola Brings Another Fear: Xenophobia

The father says the bullying began soon after his two sons arrived at their New York City school from Senegal almost one month ago. They were called …

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The 5-step process for making an Ebola vaccine

Jonas Salk, inventor of the polio vaccine, was born 100 years ago this week, and the contributions he made to science still save countless lives. …

6 Sane Online Resources For The Latest On Ebola And Other Outbreaks

Advertisement<p>Are you concerned about the recent Ebola outbreaks that are spreading across the globe? Do disease outbreaks in general cause you great …

Ebola rages on but we are approaching a turning point in this epidemic

The news from Guinea and Sierra Leone has been unrelentingly horrific. Despite encouraging signs from Liberia, overall things will get worse. Today the official toll of the Ebola epidemic reached 13,703 cases, though the true figure is higher. By Christmas there may be thousands of new cases every …

The Ebola crisis is becoming an impossible situation

In the United States, the spread of a lethal disease on the other side of the world has become a fraught political issue, with calls for the …

This Man Lost 35 Relatives to Ebola and His Community Wants Him Gone

He lost his wife, his son, and his daughter in a Liberian Ebola ward—along with 31 other family members—and now even his neighbors have turned …

In Ebola Crisis, New Vaccine Candidates Show Uncertain Promise

In the race for an Ebola vaccine, the clear front-runner is the virus, which is expected to spread to tens of thousands of people in the coming weeks. But new competitors are now gearing up for human trials, and eventually the tables could turn. In the long run a vaccine could prove extremely …

US officials attend Ebola meeting in Cuba, despite frosty relations

<b>Two health officials from the United States have joined other experts at an Ebola conference in Cuba, in the latest sign of cooperation between the long-standing adversaries.</b><p>The meeting looks at ways to prevent the spread of Ebola in the Americas.<p>It was organised by Alba, a leftist bloc founded by …

Ebola crisis: Kaci Hickox fights quarantine in Maine

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1119000/1119900_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524874813_cd2ab346f282227f79263619243fb031<p><b>A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will.</b><p>In a test …

Here's What Scientists Know About Ebola in Sierra Leone

Everything we know about Ebola since the disease’s two dozen or so outbreaks since 1976 comes not from a rich, deep database of scientific evidence …

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