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CDC director to visit Ebola outbreak countries

NEW YORK (AP) — A top U.S. health official plans to travel to West Africa to see firsthand how the Ebola outbreak is unfolding.

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is scheduled to visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea next week. 90 more words

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Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

ABUJA, Nigeria – Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola and died, Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said Friday. 646 more words


Nigeria Confirms 2 New Ebola Cases

Nigeria’s health ministry confirmed Friday two new cases of Ebola in the country, the first people to come down with the disease who didn’t have direct contact with an infected traveler who brought the virus into the country from nearby Liberia. 85 more words

Doi misionari crestini infectati cu Ebola s-au vindecat

Doi misionari creștini infectați cu Ebola în timp ce își făceau lucrarea printre pacienții bolnavi din Liberia au fost externați dintr-un spital din Atlanta, Georgia. 112 more words


Funds Spring Up For Fort Worth Ebola Survivor

FORT WORTH (AP) - Former colleagues and fellow congregants are raising money and accepting donations for Dr. Kent Brantly, the Texas-trained doctor who survived Ebola. 360 more words


Liberia's West Point Slum Reels From the Nightmare of Ebola

A few weeks ago, West Point was merely the worst slum in war-racked Liberia. Today, it is both that and the most notorious urban center of the world’s worst Ebola outbreak. 590 more words