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Aug 10, 2014

Liberian President Apologizes for Ebola Deaths

Liberian President Apologizes for Ebola Deaths

The president of Liberia apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers fighting a deadly Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people West Africa,...

Aug 7, 2014

CDC Chief Warns Against "False Hopes" on Ebola Drugs

CDC Chief Warns Against "False Hopes" on Ebola Drugs

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that the federal government is looking at experimental Ebola treatments but that even if testing goes well, scientists are "months or...

Aug 6, 2014

Ebola Outbreak: 5 Things Air Travelers Need to Know

Ebola Outbreak: 5 Things Air Travelers Need to Know

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which claimed at least 887 lives, has many people wondering whether the virus could be spread through air travel.

Aug 6, 2014

New Ebola Treatment Uses an Old Idea

New Ebola Treatment Uses an Old Idea

The experimental treatment given to the two Americans infected with the Ebola virus uses an old idea, serum, devised more than 100 years ago in the 1800s, NBC News reported.

Aug 2, 2014

New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

The New York Times will run a full-page advertisement on Sunday for a company that helps marijuana users find pot dispensaries and choose strains, Reuters reported.

Aug 4, 2014

Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Residents in northwestern Ohio remained unable to use tap water for a third day after testing showed toxins were still present in the city’s water supply, NBC News reported.

Jul 31, 2014

Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

A team at the Department of Health and Human Services failed to plan properly or watch over contractors hired to set up and run Healthcare.gov, leading to its blowout when it launched in October, according to a...

Jul 31, 2014

Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency Wednesday to halt the spread of the largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history, NBC News reported.

Jul 30, 2014

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

A possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight amid heightened fears about the deadly virus, NBC News reported.

Jul 30, 2014

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end in sight.

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