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  1. First PersonMY Battle with TechnologyRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | American Reporter

    Tonight, in a remote and rural part of west-central China's Qinghai Province, a town of 10,000 mostly Tibetan people is entirely quarantined as officials try to contain an outbreak of pneumonic plague. Residents can go anywhere in Ziketan within the quarantined area, but the roads in and out are blocked and no one can leave, the New York Times reported today .

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  2. My HorizonsHEALTH Insurers are Failing 2 Million Children of Our MilitaryRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | American Reporter

    About 2,100 persons have died. As much as one-fourth of America's workforce an 2 billion of the world's population may be infected by the new swine flu when it peaks in Winter, according to studies conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, respectively.

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  3. FMH Prepared In Case It Receives Patients With EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Since the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, hospitals across the country, including Frederick Memorial Hospital, have been reviewing their plans on how to treat patients who have this disease. FMH says it's ready.

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  4. Volusia County medical officials 'get on same page' to plan for EbolaRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    For the first time in five years, Volusia County health officials have convened a planning meeting at the emergency operations center to respond to a disease threat. Growing concern about Ebola prompted the closed-door meeting Tuesday attended by about 100 infection control staff and others who would be on the front lines of battling the deadly virus.

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  5. Call for comments: Are you becoming more fearful of an Ebola outbreak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Hazardous material cleaners disinfectant their personal protective equipment after working in the apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient who traveled from Liberia to Dallas, stayed last week. A homeless man being sought because of possible contact with the lone U.S. Ebola patient was found in Texas after several hours of searching, authorities said.

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  6. Ebola in Spain: Nurse's pet dog will dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    The woman, who had been on vacation in the Madrid area after treating the priest, was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday after coming down with a fever, and was said to be stable Tuesday. Her husband also was hospitalized as a precaution.

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  7. Flight attendants call for tougher Ebola screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Flight attendant Tonya Johnson walks the aisles of United Airlines' 787 Dreamliner at LAX. A union for flight attendants is calling for better screening procedures to protect against the spread of Ebola.

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  8. Editorial: Ebola scare a reminder that we can never take our health for grantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Verde Independent

    From the local level on up, medical professionals in the United States contend that they are prepared to provide both care and prevention against a virus that has been known to kill entire villages in Africa within weeks of the first case being diagnosed. "We have a great infrastructure.

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  9. One-Fifth of Americans Worry About Getting EbolaRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Gallup.com

    Twenty-two percent of Americans say they worry about getting the Ebola virus, matching or exceeding the number of U.S. adults who worried about contracting the H1N1 virus throughout its 2009 outbreak, despite the higher prevalence of H1N1 in the U.S. In total, six Americans are known to have contracted Ebola since the outbreak began this spring. All of these infections occurred in West Africa, the epicenter of the outbreak.

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  10. Who's Freaking Out More About Ebola - the Public or the Media?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | National Journal

    Could Ebola be used as a bioterrorism weapon? Should all travel between West Africa and the United States be halted? How "on edge" is America now that Ebola has breached its borders? These are the questions cable news channels have been asking in the days since health officials confirmed a case of the virus in Texas, as you can see in the video clips above. And, yes, the disease is downright frightening: there's no cure, and it kills about 50 percent of the people that it infects .

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  11. Tulsa County Health Department Flu Shots DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Tulsa County Health Department is experiencing delays in administering its flu shots. The agency was supposed to start Tuesday but says it's putting it off for a couple of weeks.

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  12. Republicans Are Skeptical That The Government Can Prevent An Ebola OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    Public health experts continue to assure Americans that a widespread Ebola outbreak is very unlikely to happen on U.S. soil, and that message is now getting through to most people, according to new polling from Pew Research Center. But it depends on their political affiliation.

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  13. Flu season is here; Needle-free shots and 5 other things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    There's a new alternative to the flu shot available this season that may appeal to patients afraid of needles. A jet injector device that uses a high-pressure, narrow stream of vaccine to penetrate the skin instead of a hypodermic needle was recently approved by the FDA for use to deliver one type of flu vaccine in people ages 18 to 64. The device is made by Pharmajet Inc. The devices were invented in the 1960s and were used in mass vaccination efforts to eradicate smallpox and other diseases.

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  14. Researchers identify molecule that protects women's eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A new study led by Professor Kui Liu at the University of Gothenburg has identified the key molecule 'Greatwall kinase' which protects women's eggs against problems that can arise during the maturation process. In order to be able to have a child, a woman needs eggs that can grow and mature.

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  15. Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Favorable Safety Results from Phase I...Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    The clinical trial is being conducted at the . AVI-7100 uses Sarepta's advanced and proprietary PMOplusTM chemistry, which is also the basis of the company's clinical-stage Ebola and drug candidates.

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  16. Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Favorable Safety Results from Phase I...Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Business Wire

    Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. , a developer of innovative RNA-based therapeutics, today announced favorable safety results from the single ascending dose portion of a Phase I study of AVI-7100, the company's lead candidate for the treatment of influenza virus, in healthy volunteers. The clinical trial is being conducted at the National Institutes of Health through a collaboration between the company and the NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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  17. Flu vaccine in short supply, high demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Fox Point

    Will Piper steadies twin daughter Hope, 18 months, for an H1N1 vaccine shot during an H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinic by the North Shore Health Department at Brown Deer Village Hall on Oct. 28. The clinic was on a first-come, first-served basis and to specific at-risk groups. Will Piper steadies twin daughter Hope, 18 months, for an H1N1 vaccine shot during an H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinic by the North Shore Health Department at Brown Deer Village Hall on Oct. 28. The clinic was on a first-come, first-served basis and to specific at-risk groups.

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  18. Ebola now has 70% mortality rate, but immune-boosting natural medicine is chastised and threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | NewsTarget.com

    Throughout September, popular media reports have claimed that the Ebola death rate took out 50 percent of those infected with the virus. New figures released on September 20 by the World Health Organization show that the death rate is actually higher than what's been reported on.

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  19. First PersonMY Battle with TechnologyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | American Reporter

    Tonight, in a remote and rural part of west-central China's Qinghai Province, a town of 10,000 mostly Tibetan people is entirely quarantined as officials try to contain an outbreak of pneumonic plague. Residents can go anywhere in Ziketan within the quarantined area, but the roads in and out are blocked and no one can leave, the New York Times reported today .

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  20. My HorizonsHEALTH Insurers are Failing 2 Million Children of Our MilitaryRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | American Reporter

    About 2,100 persons have died. As much as one-fourth of America's workforce an 2 billion of the world's population may be infected by the new swine flu when it peaks in Winter, according to studies conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, respectively.

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