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  1. Nations in Americas join in battle against EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

    ... the Guatemala-based director of the Central American Regional Office for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The CDC said earlier this week that it had contacted the State Department about U.S. representation at the meeting and ...

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  2. Tulsa Health Department monitoring recent traveler for Ebola virusRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The Tulsa Health Department is monitoring a person who recently traveled to West Africa and reported developing a fever for further signs of contracting the Ebola virus, officials said Thursday. The Oklahoma State Department of Health earlier this week implemented a post-arrival Ebola virus monitoring protocol, and the individual - who is classified as "low risk" - traveled to either Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone within the past 21 days but didn't have any known exposure to the virus.

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  3. Supplements: CDC National Health Report: Leading Causes of Morbidity...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    CDC National Health Report: Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality and Associated Behavioral Risk and Protective Factors - United States, 2005-2013 Corresponding author: Nicole Blair Johnson, Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Telephone: 770-488-5808; E-mail: NBlair@cdc.gov .

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  4. CDC pulls poster saying Ebola can spread through a sneezeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New York Post

    The a U.S. a a Centers for Disease Control on Thursday yanked a poster off its Web site explaining how Ebola can be spread by contaminated droplets - from a sneeze for example - a day after The Post reported on the frightening revelation. The fact sheet was taken off line, and a link that led to it a day before now sends viewers to a different page with a different message.

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  5. Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak - West Africa, October 2014Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    On October 28, 2014, this report was posted as an MMWR Early Release on the MMWR website . Incident Management System Ebola Epidemiology Team, CDC; Guinea Interministerial Committee for Response Against the Ebola Virus; CDC Guinea Response Team; Liberia Ministry of Health and Social Welfare; CDC Liberia Response Team; Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation; CDC Sierra Leone Response Team; Viral Special Pathogens Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC CDC is assisting ministries of health and working with other organizations to control and end the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa .

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  6. Notes from the Field: Update on Lyme Carditis, Groups at High Risk,...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Notes from the Field: Update on Lyme Carditis, Groups at High Risk, and Frequency of Associated Sudden Cardiac Death - United States On December 13, 2013, MMWR published a report describing three cases of sudden cardiac death associated with Lyme carditis . State public health departments and CDC conducted a follow-up investigation to determine 1) whether carditis was disproportionately common among certain demographic groups of patients diagnosed with Lyme disease, 2) the frequency of death among patients diagnosed with Lyme disease and Lyme carditis, and 3) whether any additional deaths potentially attributable to Lyme carditis could be identified.

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  7. Announcement: Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... ington, DC 20402-9371; telephone: (202) 512-1800. Contact GPO for current prices. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDCINFO

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  8. QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18-59 Years Who Have Ever ...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... ington, DC 20402-9371; telephone: (202) 512-1800. Contact GPO for current prices. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDCINFO

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  9. US nurse Kaci Hickox defies Ebola quarantine to go on a bike rideRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... border where she lives with her boyfriend. She said she is following the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation of daily monitoring for fever and other signs of the disease. An unmarked state police cruiser followed Hickox ...

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  10. China offers 4th batch of aid to AfricaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... At the meeting on the region's response, Nelson Arboleda, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Central America, underscored the importance of regional cooperation. Algeria on Wednesday decided to freeze business ...

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  11. Political Scene: Understanding ContagionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New Yorker

    Note: if you subscribed through a partner such as Apple, Amazon, or Google Play, please call 1-800-444-7570. "The Administration should be faulted for giving mixed signals" about Ebola, the New Yorker staff writer Jerome Groopman says on this week's Political Scene podcast.

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  12. 13 Tips and Treats for HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... pedestrians according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that children are four times more likely to be struck by a motor vehicle on Halloween than any other day of the ...

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  13. THD Monitoring Person Returning From Ebola-Affected CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    In a news release, THD officials said they have been monitoring an individual in Tulsa County who recently traveled from West Africa for the Ebola virus. They said, "the individual is classified as low risk, which means the person has traveled to Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone within the previous 21 days, but did not have any known exposure to Ebola."

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  14. Ebola fears infect Louisiana medical conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Republic

    ... Several doctors, including some from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , now may not be able to attend or present studies at the meeting, which runs Sunday through Wednesday. State officials said a ...

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  15. Quarantine talks fail and Kaci Hickox takes a morning bike ride in defianceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... quarantine. LePage is not opposed to following the recommended guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC guidelines do not require total isolation but rather monitoring and avoiding crowds and public places. This ...

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  16. Both Obama and Bush Signed Executive Orders to Approve Quarantines for Infectious DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    ... Gottlieb. President Barack Obama signed a series of executive orders to give the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clear quarantine authority over the then-emerging respiratory pathogens of SARS and MERS , but the doctor says that overall, ...

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  17. Ebola Vaccine Progress and IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    We should have safe and effective Ebola vaccines deployed in Africa in quantity, most likely starting in the Spring of 2015. We might have had them before the current outbreak were it not for Republican funding cuts, but that is now medical waste under the bridge.

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  18. Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Health.com

    Approximately 100 new cases are reported in the United States each year, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. That compares to about 250,000 cases that occurred worldwide in 2008, according to the CDC.

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  19. Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shotRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... in West Africa, and they were sent home after doctors consulted with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Dr. David Pigott, an emergency medicine specialist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Flu and other airborne ...

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  20. Chronic fatigue syndrome is real, researchers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... loss. But diagnosing chronic fatigue syndrome is difficult, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . There's no blood test or brain scan that definitively identifies the condition, so doctors must first rule out many other ...

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