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The first trial of an Ebola vaccine in Africa has started, researchers said Thursday, with the vaccination of three health care workers in Mali.
An extraordinary thing happened when Gwendolyn Strong, who was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, went to school. She made perfectly ordinary friends.
Bioethicist Art Caplan gets concerned when more people express concern about the fate of a dog than they do tens of thousands of sick people.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged action Thursday so Ebola "is not the world's next AIDS."
Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Tom Frieden, voices his opinion on the threat that Ebola poses to the world while speaking Thursday at the World Bank/IMF annual meetings in Washington, D.C.
Researchers at Purdue University have been working to develop an Ebola vaccine, and have made amazing discoveries about how the virus damages the body. WTHR's David MacAnally reports.
If everything goes as planned, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard will die in bed on the second floor of her Oregon home on Saturday, Nov. 1.
The fast-tracked pace of the trial has been dictated by the alarming spread of the deadly virus, which has killed more than 3,800 people.
Ashoka Mukpo’s family told NBC News on Wednesday that Dr. Kent Brantly was contacted after officials realized their blood types matched.
Federal health officials say they’re still checking into why so many more children than usual appear to be getting very sick from enterovirus D68.
Federal officials have stepped up screening for travelers who might have Ebola, and they expect their tighter net to produce false alarms.
Passengers arriving in Atlanta, New York, Washington and Chicago will have their temperature taken and fill out questionnaires.
Permanent nerve implants are letting patients "feel" what they are handling with prosthetic hands and arms.
The 12-year-old mixed-breed pooch was put down following a court order from officials seeking to prevent the spread of the virus.
The CDC updates on new screening guidelines that will take place at 5 U.S. airports in the effort to fight Ebola.
The CDC updates on new screening guidelines that will take place at 4 U.S. airports in the effort to fight Ebola.
The pastor for Timothy Duncan's family explained how his family reacted to learning how Duncan died and what's being to protect the rest of them.
The doctor treating Ashoka Mukpo says that they will administer plasma from Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly.
Bellevue Hospital in New York showed members of the media an isolation room it has prepared for Ebola patients.