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Spanish nurse tests negative for Ebola

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A Spanish nurse who became the first person outside Africa to be infected with Ebola on Sunday tested negative for the virus, Madrid said, as Liberia’s president made an impassioned plea for all nations to help fight the disease.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Dallas nurse catches Ebola from man who died

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Health officials are intensifying the monitoring of hospital workers who provided care to the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. after one of them was infected with the virus despite wearing protective gear.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

First US Ebola infection sparks fears about safety protocols

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A Texas health care worker has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil, authorities confirmed Sunday, sparking jitters that safety precautions taken by medical staff could be insufficient.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Saudi: Haj free of Ebola after precautions

In this Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 photo, thousands of Muslim pilgrims make their way to throw stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan during the annual pilgrimage, known as the hajj, outside of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The roughly five-day hajj is meant to cleanse the faithful of sin and required of all able-bodied Muslims to perform once in their lives. Though pilgrims will repeat the stoning ritual for two days, they can now be referred to as "hajjis," a term of honor for completing the pilgrimage. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

Saudi Arabia’s acting health minister said Monday that this year’s hajj has been free of Ebola and other contagious diseases because of measures taken by the kingdom to protect more than 2 million pilgrims who took part in the annual Islamic pilgrimage.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NBC cameraman tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

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An American cameraman helping to cover the Ebola outbreak in Liberia for NBC News has tested positive for the virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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