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AP News - Oct 21, 2014 9:43 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected ...more

AP News - Oct 21, 2014 7:56 AM

LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region eac ...more

AP News - Oct 20, 2014 10:44 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California-based trade group for the adult film industry has lifted a moratorium on production spurred by a feared HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set.The Free Speech Coalition ended the five-day production hold Monday, ...more

AP News - Oct 20, 2014 5:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — After rallying dozens of nations to join the fight against Islamic State militants, President Barack Obama is back in the coalition-building business — this time to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.Obama is working the p ...more

AP News - Oct 20, 2014 5:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected ...more

AP News - Oct 19, 2014 1:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States.

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AP News - Oct 17, 2014 10:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to dock in Cozumel, Mexico, a day after Belize refused to let the passenger leave the vessel.Obama admini ...more

AP News - Oct 17, 2014 12:17 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina drugmaker plans to test its experimental antiviral drug in patients who have Ebola, after getting authorization from regulators at the Food and Drug Administration.Chimerix Inc. said Thursday that it has receiv ...more

AP News - Oct 17, 2014 11:27 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last May, as Ebola crept across West Africa, America's top infectious disease expert told a group of Harvard students in a commencement speech to always second-guess their assumptions because "overconfidence can kill."Five mont ...more

AP News - Oct 17, 2014 11:19 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry pleaded with world diplomats on Friday to rush more money and supplies to battle the Ebola virus in west Africa, calling it "a real test of global citizenship.""Meeting this crisis is going to requ ...more