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10 US charity staff to leave Sierra Leone amid Ebola scare

By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY AND ROBBIE COREY-BOULET, Associated Press FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Ten clinicians with a Boston-based nonprofit organization responding to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone are to be transported to the United States after one of their colleagues was infected with the deadly disease. Partners in Health said in a statement Saturday that the medical workers would ...

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UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

In this photo taken on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, a board stating that a homestead is under quarantine, an order which lasts for twenty-one days, due to the Ebola virus in the Kambia district, in Kambia, Sierra Leone. According to the head of the national Ebola response Centre, complacent behavior in Sierra Leone has led to a worrying spike in ...

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U.S. troops in Ebola fight will return home

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) — The majority of U.S. troops in West Africa, assisting in containing the Ebola epidemic, will be home by Apr. 30, the White House announced. Latest News – UPI.com

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How Many People Are Naturally Immune To Ebola, And How Soon Can We Find Them?

While the Ebola virus infects and kills thousands, it may also be silently building up a natural immunity in some people. It was already believed that survivors of Ebola like Mark Jerry and Zaizay Mulbah – pictured above before their shift working with Doctors Without Borders – have developed antibodies to Ebola and are probably immune once healed. Still, some ...

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Ebola in New York: Will U.S. Stocks Follow Europe Lower?

Filed under: Market News, Stocks, World Markets Bryan Thomas/Getty ImagesA health alert is displayed Thursday at the entrance to Bellevue Hospital in New York City. By Leslie Shaffer | @LeslieShaffer1 The diagnosis of an Ebola case in New York sent U.S. futures into a tizzy, spurring worries Wall Street may give up recent gains, as Europe stocks fell Friday. The ...

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WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March

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New Jersey man caught selling ‘Ebola’ heroin

Gabrielle LevyTOMS RIVER, N.J., Oct. 23 (UPI) — A New Jersey man was arrested on Monday when police caught him with heroin he was preparing to deal, some of which he had stamped “Ebola.” Top News – UPI.com

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World Bank seeks fund to fight Ebola

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) — World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said the global reaction to the Ebola virus outbreak is a failure, calling for a $ 20 billion fund to combat the epidemic. Top News – UPI.com

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Liberia, citing Ebola, cancels national elections

Ed AdamczykMONROVIA, Liberia, Oct. 9 (UPI) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf cancelled national elections, set for next week, citing the country’s Ebola virus outbreak. Top News – UPI.com

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Ebola And Enterovirus D-68 — The Home Emergency Kit

With news on the Enterovirus D-68 and Ebola virus still spreading throughout the United States, families may need a home emergency kit to prepare for an epidemic of a virus. Bloomberg shows an increase in purchases of emergency supplies. From water bottles to special survival items, people are considering what they need to do to keep their families safe from ...

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