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Wealthy countries must send medical teams to halt Ebola -Medecins Sans Frontieres

The worst ever outbreak of theEbola virus will not be halted unless wealthy nations dispatchspecialized biological disaster...

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths - World Bank head

The world's "disastrously inadequateresponse" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people aredying needlessly, the...

Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says

Doctors and nursesfighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in WestAfrica should get incentives including...

REFILE-Nigeria records another Ebola case in oil city, 16 cases in total

Nigeria has a third confirmed case ofEbola disease in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, bringing thecountry's total confirmed...

Nigeria records another Ebola case in oil city, 16 cases in total

Tests show no sign of Ebola in Swedish man

Medical authorities in the Swedishcapital said on Monday tests on a man brought into hospital overthe weekend and suspected...

Porn productions suspended after performer tests positive for HIV

A porn industry trade group hasplaced a moratorium on U.S. productions of adult sex films afterone performer received a preliminary...

Medical charity MSF wants U.N. to take lead on Ebola epidemic

The U.N. Security Council must leadefforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a seniorofficial from Medecins Sans...

White House orders U.S. labs to take inventory of infectious agents

The White House has ordered federallyfunded labs working with infectious agents to conduct animmediate inventory of the pathogens...

Hand sanitizer may spare travelers illness abroad: survey

In a French survey of travelersto countries where diarrheal illnesses are common, the peoplewho used hand sanitizer while...

U.S. infant vaccination rates high, timeliness a concern -CDC

U.S. infant vaccination rates fordiseases such as measles, mumps and rubella increased orremained stable at high levels in...

Wanted: 60 volunteers to test Ebola vaccine in middle England

Fancy testing an Ebola vaccine? It maysound scary but the scientist behind the British trial of a shotthat has so far only...

West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

The Ebola epidemic in West Africacould infect more than 20,000 people, the U.N. health agencysaid on Thursday, warning that...

Ebola vaccine from GSK fast-tracked into clinical trials

An experimental Ebola vaccinefrom GlaxoSmithKline is being fast-tracked into human studiesand the company plans to build...

Scientists find mild cases of MERS among patients' families

Fewer than half of Saudi Arabianpatients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndromevirus to household members,...

US CDC says flies home staffer who had 'low-risk' contact with Ebola

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control andPrevention said on Wednesday it flew an employee back to theUnited States from West...

Baby may have infected Briton with deadly Ebola virus

A British nurse infected with Ebola mayhave caught the deadly virus after playing with a one-year-oldboy whose mother had...

U.S. says non-allergic peanut moves closer to commercial reality

A new method for removing allergensfrom peanuts means help could soon be on the way for the roughly2.8 million Americans...

Senegalese WHO doctor with Ebola arrives for treatment in Germany

A Senegalese doctor who contracted Ebolawhile working for the World Health Organization (WHO)in SierraLeone arrived in Hamburg...

Twitter helps Chicago find sources of food poisoning

When Chicago health officialssaw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoningepisodes, they reached out on Twitter...

WHO pulls staff after worker infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone

The World Health Organization(WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leoneafter a health worker there was...

Sierra Leone "hero" doctor's death exposes slow Ebola response

When two American aid workersrecovered from Ebola after being treated with an experimentaldrug, the grieving family of Sierra...

Liberian doctor who received rare Ebola drug ZMapp dies

One of three African doctors infected withEbola and treated with the experimental drug ZMapp has died inMonrovia, Liberian...

U.S. hospitals overdo Ebola plans, posing new risks -researchers

Fear of Ebola is causing U.S. hospitalsto take precautions that, paradoxically, might backfire,increasing the risk to those...

Second D.C.-area man stricken with flesh-eating bacteria -media

(Reuters) - A flesh-eating bacterial diseasehas infected another Washington, D.C.-area man, local mediareported on Thursday,...

Ticks may transmit disease faster than currently thought

Brazilian ticks that carry RockyMountain spotted fever passed the disease to animal hosts in aslittle as 10 minutes if they...

U.S. missionary still physically recovering after Ebola, son says

A U.S. missionary who contracted thedeadly Ebola virus in Liberia is better after being releasedfrom an Atlanta hospital...

U.S. aid workers who survived Ebola leave Atlanta hospital

Appearing thin but smiling, a Texasdoctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-bodybiohazard suit to be treated...

Asthma attack rates similar for black and white kids

A new analysis of U.S. childhoodasthma statistics finds racial differences persist in theproportions of African American...

Ebola response of MSF and "boiling frog" WHO under scrutiny

A decade ago,scientists would have laughed at the idea of Ebola as a publichealth emergency of international concern. Today,...

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