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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Global health experts are urging the Trump administration to allow U.S. government disease specialists — “some of the world’s most experienced” — to return to northeastern Congo to help fight the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history. The U.S. experts have been sidelined for weeks, ordered away from the region because of State […]

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Uganda has started vaccinating health workers against Ebola in a border district near the outbreak in Congo, where the highly infectious viral disease has killed 189 people.

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Congo's minister of health on Thursday announced the first death since a new Ebola outbreak was declared in the country, as well as nine other cases of people sickened by a hemorrhagic fever that is suspected as Ebola.

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The World Health Organization lacks the capacity and internal culture to mount an effective response […]

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a rapid diagnostic tool for Ebola screening. […]

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The proteins found in the blood of survivors of Ebola may be used to cure […]

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Singer Angelique Kidjo is a symbol of Africa’s creativity, energy and beauty. Her music is […]

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DENVER — When was the last time in recent memory a top U.S. official praised Cuba […]

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“When the Ebola outbreak started, it was very terrifying for everybody,” recalls Michael Chu’no Ike […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disease but cautioned against discouraging American health care workers with restrictive measures that confine them upon their return from the afflicted region...

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday...

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Sunday evening marked 21 days since over three dozen people, including family members and friends, came […]

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Now that Ebola has arrived in the United States, the nation’s leaders are wasting no […]

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South Africa’s government, which has set up a laboratory for Ebola testing in Sierra Leone, […]

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DALLAS (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus deepened in the U.S. Wednesday with word that a second Texas nurse caught the disease from a patient...

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DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a hospital spokesman said...

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The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus has caused further instability, fear and deaths of […]

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DALLAS — Some African immigrants in Dallas are worried that the case of a Liberian man […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened. The nation's top infectious diseases expert says it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a virus that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa...

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Since the first signs of Ebola appeared in the Guéckédou Prefecture of Guinea, bordering the […]

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Just how bad is the Ebola epidemic in West Africa? By Jan. 20, 2015, there […]

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The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is formalizing recommendations to deal with any possible […]

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After largely standing on the sidelines and watching the Ebola epidemic in West Africa grow […]

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West African health ministers are calling for the end to travel restrictions imposed to combat […]

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Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding […]

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West African countries are fighting a deadly war. On Tuesday, the World Health Organization announced […]

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  Guinea closed its borders with Sierra Leone and Liberia on Saturday in a bid […]

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In response to growing international scrutiny over the decision to administer a new Ebola “miracle” […]

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Deadly Diseases, Ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Health, Liberia, Lyme Disease, News, Uganda -

ANALYSIS - It is a frightening prospect to have a disease with a 80-90% mortality rate so close to home. People are concerned that once Ebola arrives in the US, people here will get sick and the disease will spread...

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The first American has died in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Patrick Sawyer, whose wife and three […]

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Nigeria says it has put all entries into the country on red alert after confirming […]

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