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  1. Viruses like Ebola know no borders, columnist James Ragland writesRead the original story

    3 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... that such health workers and relief organizations are providing. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel advisory Thursday urging Americans to avoid nonessential travel to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the three ...

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  2. Hospital prepared to treat Ebola patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Click Orlando

    ... isolation unit was created 12 years ago in conjunction with experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is based down the street. It features "special air handling," strict protocols on everything and everyone who goes in ...

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  3. Local experts tell us what we need to know about the Ebola VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    It starts with a fever, maybe a headache and a sore throat and progresses into organ failure, internal bleeding, and eventually death.

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  4. Ebola-infected missionaries to get aid in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... to Liberia. Officials with Emory, which is near the headquarters of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said earlier Friday that they had been told that an Ebola patient would be transferred to its special containment unit in the ...

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  5. Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Times Bulletin

    ... Liberia at a hospital that treated Ebola patients. The State Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are assisting the groups in their transfer. The government is working to ensure that any Ebola-related evacuations "are ...

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  6. Ebola-Infected U.S. Aid Worker Flown to AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WebProNews

    ... isolation unit constructed at Emory, which was set up in tandem with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC spokeswoman Barbara Reynolds said her agency was collaborating with the U.S. State Department to coordinate transporting ...

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  7. As Ebola threat grows, CDC calls for halt to nonessential travel to West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued the Level 3 travel warning as outbreaks of the deadly virus occur across all three countries, which share a common border.

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  8. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFMD-AM Frederick

    ... The virus has killed more than 700 people, according to US health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned Americans against any non-essential travel to these three nations. The CDC also says it will send 50 additional ...

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  9. U.S. prepares to receive two American aid workers stricken with EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... Hospital epidemiologist said. The facility at Emory, set up with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and one of only four in the country, is physically separate from other patient areas and provides a high level of clinical ...

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  10. Plane Carrying First Ebola Patient to Land in Georgia SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KUGN-AM Eugene

    ... State Department confirmed that they will be using a non-commercial aircraft and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention equipment during the medical evacuation. It was announced on Friday that both patients, Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, ...

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  11. US preps for arrival of Fort Worth doctor infected with EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    At some point Saturday, the medical history books will be re-written. "A patient with Ebola virus infection has never been cared for in an institution in the U.S.," said Dr. Bruce Ribner of Emory University Hospital.

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  12. Roy Exum: Mr. Trump, Stand DownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    I've never been a big fan of Donald Trump. Of his worldy possessions, I believe the only things bigger than his $4 billion bank account are his arrogance and his ego but what he did Friday was shameful.

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  13. Solano Public Health has new rapid Hpatitis C testingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Reporter

    ... have it because there are often no symptoms for several years according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There is no vaccine for Hepatitis C, but treatment is available. "The sooner you know your Hepatitis C status, the ...

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  14. Ebola in Liberia: August 1 update from Samaritan's PurseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol remain in serious condition in Liberia as medical evacuation efforts are underway to bring the two Americans stricken with the Ebola virus out of the country for treatment.

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  15. Ebola is already in the United States [Aetiology]Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

    It's odd to see otherwise pretty rational folks getting nervous about the news that the American Ebola patients are being flown back to the United States for treatment .

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  16. Missionaries debate return to Ebola-stricken areasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    News of the rising death toll in Africa due to the Ebola outbreak has hit close to home for some missionary groups..

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  17. USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspection methods about 5 hoursRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    ... top foodborne pathogens that make people sick in the United States. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that salmonella causes around 1.2 million illnesses in the United States every year, including 450 deaths. There ...

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  18. CDC: No risk from Ebola-infected Americans returningRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WWLP

    A disease with no known cure will soon reach the U.S. for the first time. Two American missionaries, infected with the deadly Ebola virus are being brought back to the United States.

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  19. Ebola Poses No Threat to the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    According to the CDC more than one thousand people in Sierra Leon, Guinea, and Liberia have been infected with the ebola virus.

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  20. U.S. CDC lab inspectors may have risked public safety -documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AlertNet

    U.S. laboratory inspectors charged with protecting the public from the release of deadly pathogens were repeatedly criticized by a federal watchdog for overlooking biosafety lapses long before this year's anthrax scare at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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