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4 hrs ago | LiveScience

American Ebola Survivors Are Likely Immune to Virus Strain Now

The two American Ebola patients who recovered and left the hospital this week are now thought to be immune to the strain of the virus that infected them, experts say.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Georgia-based relief agency fights Ebola outbreak

As the Ebola crisis in West Africa continues to escalate, MAP International is sharpening its focus on getting medical aid to where it is needed most.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NBC Dallas

Dr. Brantly's Church Family Relieved Their Friend is Healthy

For members of Southside Church of Christ in Fort Worth, their prayers have been answered as their friend and fellow church member, Dr. Kent Brantly, survived the Ebola virus.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Atlanta, TX

Daily Star


Dr Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were cleared to leave Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, after spending three weeks in an isolation unit.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Jackie Chan, Pop/Rock, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters


Your Brain On: Depression

The disorder that tragically claimed Robin Williams 's life has been around for millennia.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

Christian Newswire

Nancy Writebol, SIM Missionary Stricken with Ebola Virus, Declared...

She and Husband, David, Resting at Undisclosed Location NOTE: SIM USA will hold a press briefing at its headquarters at 14830 Choate Circle, Charlotte, N.C., today at 2 p.m. EDT.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Liberia, World News, Africa

WCNC-TV Charlotte

5 things you need to know Thursday5 things you need to know...

Check out this story on Every Simpsons episode ever - all 552 of them - will run on the FXX network starting Thursday.


Related Topix: Prison, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Liberia, World News, Africa, Rick Perry, US Governors

CBS News

This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 21, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly looks at supplies at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia in undated handout photograph courtesy of Samaritan's Purse At least one of two American Ebola patients treated in the U.S., Dr. Kent Brantly, is being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.


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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

5 Things You Need to Know this Thursday morning

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WITH TEMPS POSSIBLY REACHING 90: We begin the day with scattered showers around Indiana and it looks to be a pattern that we'll follow for a few days.


Related Topix: Weather, Indiana, Atlanta, IN, Westfield, IN

The Indianapolis Star

Valerie Rockey made the cut during Wednesday's episode of "So You Think You Can Dance."

Cheat Sheet: 2 Ebola patients' release, 'SYTYCD,' 'AGT' results Weather and news updates for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Indiana, Weather


Emory University Hospital to announce release of American Ebola patients

Emory University Hospital will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon to talk about the release of both Ebola patients currently being treated at the hospital.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA


Texas Doctor With Ebola Will Be Released From Hospital

Emory University Hospital will hold a press conference at 10:00 a.m. today to talk about Dr. Brantly's release.


Related Topix: Killeen, TX


Brantly's blood tests are negative

Dr. Kent Brantly , who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.


Related Topix: World News, Tanzania, Cuba, Israel, Middle East, Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Ebola crisis provides glimpse into Samaritana s Purse, SIM

Samaritan's Purse and SIM USA were instrumental in the evacuation of two U.S. missionaries from West Africa.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Gulfstream 350, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Gulfstream Aircraft, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Cloud Partners Announces IBM's Lauri Saft as Keynote Speaker

Informa, one of the world's leading knowledge providers to individuals, businesses and organizations, is pleased to announce that Lauri Saft, director for IBM's Watson Ecosystem, will be a keynote at Cloud Partners , a Channel Partners event, Sept.


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Ebola Facility Doctor: Patient Rooms Receiving '20 Air Changes Per Hour'

When two Christian charity workers arrived in the United States from West Africa for treatment to combat Ebola, many wondered why that transfer was chosen--and why, specifically, Emory University in Atlanta had chosen to treat them.


Related Topix: Medicine, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA


Using physics to design better drugs: Albert Einstein College of...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to renew a grant headed by Robert Callender, Ph.D. , professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Yeshiva University, Food and Drug Administration, University of Arizona

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to Open 2014-15 Season in September

Music Director Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will open the 2014-15 season on September 25, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. Additional performances will take place September 27, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. and September 28, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. These concerts will mark the beginning of the Orchestra's 70th season and the 14th year of artistic partnership ... (more)


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

The ethical dilemma of saving the American Ebola patients

It was with much fanfare that two American aid workers were airlifted from across the world and brought to Emory University Medical Center where they began experimental treatment for Ebola.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Malaria

PhysOrg Weblog

Doctors worldwide should stay current on developments in ongoing Ebola epidemic

Doctors in hospitals and emergency rooms around the world should be prepared to recognize Ebola virus infection and isolate patients if necessary, infectious disease specialists recommend.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention