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Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the capital remain empty because of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in Monrovia be cremated. Learn More

 

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Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear. More »

 

AP-GfK Poll: Disapproval, doubt dominate on Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country but generally disapprove of the way President Barack Obama and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have handled the crisis so far. More »

 

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

ATLANTA (AP) — All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country. More »

 

CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

ATLANTA (AP) — New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say. More »

 

Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began. More »

 

EU leaders produce more Ebola funding at summit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the deadly virus. More »

 

EU leaders produce more Ebola funding at summit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the deadly virus. More »

 

HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov's simpler online application is being touted as a big win for consumers. But it can't be used by legal immigrants and naturalized U.S. citizens, who represent millions of potential new health insurance customers. More »

 

Woman who beat Ebola mourns for her slain dog

MADRID (AP) — The husband of the Spanish nursing assistant who beat Ebola says his wife now knows that authorities killed their dog Excalibur while she was in the hospital and is questioning that decision. More »

 

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