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Family: Dallas Ebola nurse didn't ignore medical protocol

A Dallas nurse who was positive for the Ebola virus did not ignore medical or government protocols, family said.

Family: Ebola nurse didn't ignore medical protocol

A Dallas nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus after flying to Cleveland and returning home did not ignore medical or government protocols related to the disease, her family said. Read more »

4 hours ago

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EU seeking to create $1.27 billion Ebola fund

European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the crisis. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Kin: Nurse who tested positive for Ebola after flying wouldn't knowingly expose anyone

The family of a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola after flying to Ohio and returning home says she wouldn't knowingly expose herself or anyone else. Read more »

17 hours ago

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NYC to prepare workers for possible Ebola cases

New York City is offering specialized Ebola training to those who could be at the front lines if the deadly virus were found in the country's largest city. Read more »

23 hours ago

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Test shows Spain nursing assistant clear of Ebola

A Spanish nursing assistant appears to have recovered from the Ebola virus, authorities said Sunday, nearly two weeks after she became the first person infected outside West Africa in the current... Read more »

23 hours ago

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Friends, family of Dallas Ebola patient reach milestone, set to emerge from monitoring

As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home... Read more »

23 hours ago

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3 Ohioans now quarantined after Ebola nurse visit; 153 people being monitored

Two more people have been quarantined in northeast Ohio following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola, raising the total to three following the issuance of new monitoring... Read more »

yesterday

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U. doctor thanks strangers who saved him, urges safety in the outdoors

A University of Utah doctor is reaching out to thank the strangers who saved his life after a dangerous cycling crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon last month. Read more »

yesterday

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Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly... Read more »

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Rock star Steven Tyler encourages drug court graduates

Although he performed before a crowd of 20,000 a few nights ago, rock 'n' roll superstar Steven Tyler admitted to a touch of nerves as he addressed 11 Maui Drug Court graduates and their families... Read more »

yesterday

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push... Read more »

yesterday

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Cyanide homicide trial likely battle of experts

The upcoming homicide trial of a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher figures to be a battle of medical experts. Read more »

yesterday

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it... Read more »

yesterday

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Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced... Read more »

yesterday

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Ebola monitoring inconsistent in U.S. as virus spread

The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of its nurses had caught Ebola from a patient. He quickly asked for the... Read more »

yesterday

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First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and death as the first victim of the... Read more »

yesterday

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116 being monitored in Ohio for Ebola symptoms

A total of 116 people are being monitored for Ebola symptoms in Ohio following the visit from a Dallas nurse who treated the first patient to die of the virus in the United States and later tested... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Family identify 4 kids, 2 adults killed in Pennsylvania blaze

The sole survivor of a deadly house fire in western Pennsylvania lost his new wife, her four young children and his disabled father in the Saturday morning blaze after the recently married couple... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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New Ebola 'czar' knows Washington, but not medicine

Ron Klain, President Barack Obama's new point man on Ebola, has no medical or public health background. But he does have a wealth of experience managing unruly federal bureaucracies in times of... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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World Health Organization won't discuss Ebola mistakes document

The World Health Organization says it won't explain details contained in an internal document obtained by The Associated Press in which the U.N. health agency said it fumbled early attempts to... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Food deliveries in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quarantined in Sierra Leone, to help fight the spread of Ebola. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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In Ohio Ebola probe, info-sharing a sensitive task

Officials addressing Ebola concerns in Ohio say they're trying to keep the public adequately informed without prompting panic or drawing undue attention to people who aren't sick and pose no risk. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Officials fear Ebola's on AIDS path; some disagree

Is Ebola the world's worst infectious disease threat since AIDS? In his three decades in public health, the only thing like Ebola has been the AIDS epidemic, said Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Have a soda — and a 50-minute run

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A researcher who has spent four years calculating the calorie burn that juice, soda and other "treats" would entail believes people would make better food choices if they knew the truth: If you... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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3 Pennsylvanians being monitored in Ebola probe

Three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are in Texas and have not been back home since the trip, Gov. Tom Corbett and other... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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