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Gates Foundation boosts aid to stamp out malaria

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This article was originally published on this siteNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Philanthropist Bill Gates says he wants to end malaria in his lifetime and will give more money toward that goal, part of his broader fight against tropical diseases that are getting unusual public attention because of the Ebola epidemic. In an interview with The […]

Duke University evaluating potential Ebola patient; risk downplayed

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This article was originally published on this siteA patient who entered the United States from Liberia on Friday was in isolation at Duke University Hospital in Durham after developing a fever and was being tested for Ebola, North Carolina state health authorities announced Sunday night. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services emphasized […]

U.S. Liberia lab chief tells hip hop-dancing boys they’re Ebola-free

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This article was originally published on this site Boys Solomon (C, rear) and Joe (R, rear) stand in the ”red zone” where they are being treated for Ebola at the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit about 200 km (120 miles) east of the capital, Monrovia, in this October 28, 2014 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Michelle Nichols/Files […]

71% Back Mandatory Quarantines for Ebola Workers: Poll

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This article was originally published on this siteBy Carrie Dann More than seven in 10 Americans support mandatory quarantines for health professionals who have treated Ebola patients in West Africa, even if they have no symptoms, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The survey shows that 71 percent of those surveyed say […]

Maine nurse sees Ebola quarantines as ‘abundance of politics’

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This article was originally published on this site     (Reuters) – A U.S. nurse who challenged quarantines of health care workers returning from treating West African Ebola patients said on Sunday she thought “an abundance of politics” lurked behind them.   Kaci Hickox has fought a heated public battle over what she considers draconian […]

Ebola-carrying bats may be heroes as well as villains

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This article was originally published on this site Fruit bats are seen for sale at a food market in Brazzavile, Republic of Congo, in this file photograph dated December 15, 2005. Credit: Reuters/Jiro Ose/Files     (Reuters) – Bats are living up to their frightening reputation in the world’s worst Ebola outbreak as prime suspects […]

U.N. health worker flown to France for Ebola treatment

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This article was originally published on this site(Reuters) – A United Nations health worker suffering from Ebola has been flown to France from Sierra Leone for treatment, the French health ministry said in a statement overnight.   The UN worker, whose name and nationality have not been disclosed, was transported to France aboard a specially […]

11-1-2014 Updates

3 Monitored Cases in San Diego, California: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/health/3-Locals-Being-Monitored-for-Ebola-Exposure-Under-States-Guidelines-280927122.html 5 Monitored Cases in Montana: http://flatheadbeacon.com/2014/10/31/governor-announces-ebola-virus-protocols/+ 100 Monitored Cases in Trenton, New Jersey: http://www.nj.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2014/10/ebola_100_nj_residents_with_no_symptoms_monitored_at_home_says_says.html#incart_river 100 Monitored Cases in New York, New York: http://www.myfoxny.com/story/27173162/nyc-tracking-117-people-for-ebola-symptoms 1 Self-Monitored Case in Austin, Texas : http://www.wfaa.com/story/news/health/2014/10/29/nurse-working-ebola-patients-abia/18122201/ Saint Monde (eastern suburb of Paris), France (Nov. 2) 1 person who worked in Sierra Leone confirmed ebola diagnosis (UN […]

Scientists try to predict number of US Ebola cases

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This article was originally published on this siteSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year’s end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people […]

Spanish woman cured of Ebola moves to normal room

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This article was originally published on this siteMADRID (AP) — A Spanish nursing assistant who recovered from an Ebola virus infection has left the isolation unit where she was being monitored and moved to a normal room, a hospital statement said Saturday. Teresa Romero tested positive on Oct 6, but was declared cured of the […]