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  • NBC Cameraman Recovers From Ebola: US Hospital

    NBC Cameraman Recovers From Ebola: US Hospital

    A US photojournalist who was infected with Ebola in Liberia is now free of the deadly virus and will go home on Wednesday, the Nebraska hospital treating him said.

  • Spain Nurse Definitively Cured of Ebola: Doctors

    Spain Nurse Definitively Cured of Ebola: Doctors

    A Spanish nurse who was the first person to catch Ebola outside Africa has been cured of the deadly virus according to definitive test results, doctors said on Tuesday.

  • Study Shows Exit Screening Vital to Halting Global Ebola Spread

    Study Shows Exit Screening Vital to Halting Global Ebola Spread

    Three Ebola-infected travellers a month would be expected to get on international flights from the West African countries suffering epidemics of the deadly virus if there were no effective exit screening, scientists said on Tuesday.

  • Third UN Employee Dies from Ebola

    Third UN Employee Dies from Ebola

    A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the third employee from the world organization to succumb to the deadly virus, the UN spokesman said on Monday.

  • Barack Obama Calls for End to Ebola 'Hysteria'

    Barack Obama Calls for End to Ebola 'Hysteria'

    US President Barack Obama told Americans on Saturday not to "give in to hysteria or fear" over the deadly Ebola virus, calling for patience and a sense of perspective.

  • WHO Ramping up Ebola Protection Efforts Across Africa

    WHO Ramping up Ebola Protection Efforts Across Africa

    The World Health Organization said on Thursday it was increasing efforts to help several African countries fight Ebola if the deadly virus arrives on their soil.

  • Spain Checks Six More Patients Over Ebola Fears

    Spain Checks Six More Patients Over Ebola Fears

    Spanish doctors identified six more cases of possible infection with the deadly Ebola virus on Thursday as a nurse being treated for the disease showed signs of improvement, officials said.

  • White House Shifts Into Crisis Mode on Ebola Response

    White House Shifts Into Crisis Mode on Ebola Response

    Rising public anxiety about the Ebola virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode and cancel two days of planned political events as President Barack Obama strives to show he has control over stopping the spread of the deadly disease.

  • China Sends Ebola Drug to Africa, Eyes Clinical Trials

    China Sends Ebola Drug to Africa, Eyes Clinical Trials

    A Chinese drugmaker with military ties has sent an experimental Ebola drug to Africa for use by Chinese aid workers and is planning clinical trials there to combat a deadly outbreak of the disease, executives at the firm told Reuters on Thursday.

  • US Sets Up Rapid-Response Ebola Team; Dallas Nurse Improves

    US Sets Up Rapid-Response Ebola Team; Dallas Nurse Improves

    The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals "within hours" whenever there is a case of Ebola, the top doctor leading the fight against the deadly virus said on Tuesday.

  • Spain Exposes Holes in Plans to Treat Ebola

    Spain Exposes Holes in Plans to Treat Ebola

    An ad hoc, improvisational response to the deadly virus has underscored challenges the West would face in confronting a wider outbreak.

  • US Identifies 76 Health Care Workers at Risk for Ebola

    US Identifies 76 Health Care Workers at Risk for Ebola

    A total of 76 health care workers may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus while caring for a Liberian patient in a Dallas hospital, US health authorities said on Tuesday.

  • Britain Begins Ebola Screening at London's Heathrow Airport

    Britain Begins Ebola Screening at London's Heathrow Airport

    Britain began screening passengers arriving at London's busiest airport from West Africa for signs of the deadly Ebola virus on Tuesday.

  • Other Caregivers at Risk of Exposure to Ebola: US Health Officials

    Other Caregivers at Risk of Exposure to Ebola: US Health Officials

    A "breach of protocol" at the hospital where Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan was treated before his death led to the infection of a health care worker with the deadly virus, and other caregivers could potentially be exposed, federal health officials ...

  • Cities, States Scramble After Dallas's Ebola Missteps Expose Planning Gaps

    Cities, States Scramble After Dallas's Ebola Missteps Expose Planning Gaps

    The missteps in Dallas's handling of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States have revealed an uncomfortable reality: state and city plans for handling the deadly virus are based on generic recommendations for everything from measles to fl...

  • Spain Ebola Patient's in 'Better' State and Talking

    Spain Ebola Patient's in 'Better' State and Talking

    The condition of a Spanish nurse infected with the deadly Ebola virus has improved and she is talking, a medical source said on Saturday.

  • US Warns Ebola Could Become Next AIDS Amid Fears for Infected Spanish Nurse

    US Warns Ebola Could Become Next AIDS Amid Fears for Infected Spanish Nurse

    A top US health official urged swift action on Thursday to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from becoming the next AIDS epidemic, while a Spanish nurse was at "serious risk" of dying.

  • Germany Takes in Third Ebola Patient for Treatment

    Germany Takes in Third Ebola Patient for Treatment

    A third UN employee infected with the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, a Sudanese doctor, arrived for treatment in Germany on Thursday from Liberia, local health officials said.

  • More Cases of Ebola Spreading in Europe "Unavoidable", Says WHO

    More Cases of Ebola Spreading in Europe 'Unavoidable', Says WHO

    More cases of the deadly Ebola virus will almost inevitably spread in Europe but the continent is well prepared to control the disease, the World Health Organisation's (WHO) regional director said on Tuesday.

  • Infected Nurse in Spain Shows Defense Faults

    Infected Nurse in Spain Shows Defense Faults

    A nurse in Spain has become the first health worker to be infected with the Ebola virus outside of West Africa, raising serious concerns about how prepared Western nations are to safely treat people with the deadly illness.

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