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Exclusive: First Ebola Vaccine Trial Starts in Africa

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:04pm
The first trial of an Ebola vaccine in Africa has started, researchers said Thursday, with the vaccination of three health care workers in Mali.

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Kids Embrace Little Girl With Fatal Disease

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:08pm
An extraordinary thing happened when Gwendolyn Strong, who was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, went to school. She made perfectly ordinary friends.

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Ebola Dog Deserves Sympathy, But So Do Humans

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:20am
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.

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CDC Chief on Ebola: 'The Only Thing Like This Has Been AIDS'

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:54am
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged action Thursday so Ebola "is not the world's next AIDS."
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CDC Chief: Ebola Is Biggest World Health Threat Since AIDS

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:04am
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.

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Experts Search for an Ebola Vaccine

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:43am
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.

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'Death With Dignity': Newlywed Picks the Day She'll Die

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:08am
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.

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Ebola Vaccine Trial to Wrap First Phase by December

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:47pm
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.

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Gift of Life? Brantly Gives Blood to NBC News Freelancer

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:40pm
Ashoka Mukpo’s family told NBC News on Wednesday that Dr. Kent Brantly was contacted after officials realized their blood types matched.

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Why Is Enterovirus D68 a Problem This Year? CDC Looking

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:17pm
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.

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Virus Panic: Expect More Ebola False Alarms, CDC Says

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:08pm
Federal officials have stepped up screening for travelers who might have Ebola, and they expect their tighter net to produce false alarms.

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Fever Rising: U.S. Airports to Screen for Ebola

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:05pm
Passengers arriving in Atlanta, New York, Washington and Chicago will have their temperature taken and fill out questionnaires.

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Nerve Implants Allow Patients to Feel With Artificial Fingers

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:03pm
Permanent nerve implants are letting patients "feel" what they are handling with prosthetic hands and arms.

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Dog Exposed to Ebola in Spain Put Down

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:59pm
The 12-year-old mixed-breed pooch was put down following a court order from officials seeking to prevent the spread of the virus.

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CDC Reports New Screening Process at 5 U.S. Airports

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:43pm
The CDC updates on new screening guidelines that will take place at 5 U.S. airports in the effort to fight Ebola.
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CDC Reports New Screening Process at 4 U.S. Airports

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:43pm
The CDC updates on new screening guidelines that will take place at 4 U.S. airports in the effort to fight Ebola.
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Duncan Family Pastor: Boys Now Worried About Their Fate

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:10pm
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.

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'We're Trying to Jump Start His Immune System': Mukpo Doctor

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:40pm
The doctor treating Ashoka Mukpo says that they will administer plasma from Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly.

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Watch Live: CDC Holds Briefing on Ebola in the U.S.

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:35pm
CDC holds press briefing to update on Ebola in the United States.

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In Case of Ebola... NY Hospital Shows off Preparation

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:26pm
Bellevue Hospital in New York showed members of the media an isolation room it has prepared for Ebola patients.

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