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2 hrs ago | GPB.org
A medical transport plane is en route to pick up two Americans sick with Ebola in Liberia, doctors in Atlanta said Friday.
5 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1rXjwNl "The message is: yes there are risks, but this is Florida and these are the risks we take to live here," said Hillsborough County epidemiologist Michael Wiese.
8 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
With plans underway to bring one or two two Americans stricken with Ebola virus to the United States, people are wondering how that will happen without unleashing the deadly virus.
11 hrs ago | Examiner
A DEADLY flesh-eating bacteria has affected at least seven people in the North, with one needing an arm amputation.
16 hrs ago | ABC News
Doctors Without Borders put on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated, June 28, 2014.
UC's Peace Corps Program Coordinator, Johanna Looye said it was the right thing to do, but still difficult for volunteers to leave the villages that they've come to know so well.
ATLANTA a?? Emory University Hospital has been informed of plans to transfer a patient with the Ebola virus to its special facility containment unit within the next several days.
Shannon Rider, Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement, and her department are in the midsts of the yearly battle with mosquitoes.
A pioneer and crusader in the almost-abandoned field of antibiotics is out to show the world how to fight the nastiest bacteria with monoclonal antibodies.
Thailand and four other Asean countries have developed a new dengue vaccine that could mitigate the disease's severity by 88.5%, according to the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of Thailand .
MANILA The Department of Health said it has recorded 494 new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in June, a report by the Philippine News Agency said.
It's possible but highly unlikely that the deadly Ebola virus would reach Australia, but if it did the country would be well prepared to respond, medical experts say.
When they realized one of their patients had recently traveled in Africa, doctors at Carolinas Medical Center's emergency department took precautions early Wednesday to prevent possible spread of an infectious disease.
A southern Indiana man said the death of a Kansas girl is just another reason why warning signs should be posted at ponds and lakes.
Cempra's net loss quadrupled in the second quarter as the Chapel Hill pharmaceutical company ramped up spending on clinical trials for the antibiotic products it is developing.
A section of the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte is back open after temporarily being blocked while a patient was being tested.
Genocea Biosciences CEO Chip Clark said the results provide strong support for its ongoing clinical investigation of GEN-003, and provide further validation of its approach for identifying vaccine candidates.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 07:32 pm
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