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NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa. Learn More

 

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WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March. More »

 

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. More »

 

WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday. More »

 

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms. More »

 

Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in Niger

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Doctors Without Borders says a cholera outbreak in the West African country of Niger killed 20 people and has sickened nearly 1,000 people. More »

 

Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case. More »

 

Republicans question federal response on Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility. More »

 

UK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumor

PRAGUE (AP) — A clinic in Prague says British boy Ashya King has completed his proton beam therapy treatment for a life-threatening brain tumor. More »

 

Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of new cases to 220, a record figure that authorities blame on attacks by insurgents targeting vaccination teams. More »

 

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