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3 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

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New York City Reports Positive Test for Ebola in Volunteer International Aid Worker

A hospitalized medical aid worker who volunteered in Guinea, one of the three West African nations experiencing an Ebola epidemic, and since returned to the United States has tested positive for Ebola according to the New York City Health Department laboratory, which is part of the Laboratory Response Network overseen by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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6 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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To Fight Ebola, West Africa Needs More Doctors And Nurses -- Not Money

* Doctors and nurses needed rather than money * Foreign countries reluctant to send trained staff * More than 240 health workers have died of Ebola By David Lewis DAKAR, Oct 24 (Reuters) - When Australia offered more than $2 million last month to the medical charity leading the fight against Ebola in West Africa, Medecins Sans Frontieres bluntly rejected ...

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9 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Nations Devastated By Ebola Were Already Under Siege In The Global Drug War

West Africa’s public infrastructure is now collapsing under the burden of the Ebola outbreak. But the health and political systems in that region were already under attack from another deadly force -- drug trafficking and the harsh criminal response so frequently wielded in the global war on drugs. What makes it so hard to combat the spread of Ebola in ...

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12 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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WHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid 2015

By Stephanie Nebehay and Kate Kelland GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015. The Geneva-based United Nations health agency confirmed that two leading vaccine candidates ...

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13 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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WHO expects around 200,000 Ebola vaccine doses by mid-2015

By Stephanie Nebehay and Kate Kelland GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015. The Geneva-based United Nations health agency confirmed that two leading vaccine candidates ...

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