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‘Heroic’ Texas Health Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

October 12, 2014 Featured, Health, News No Comments

A worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for dying Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for the virus.

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Ebola Patient Had 103-Degree Fever When Released From Hospital

October 11, 2014 Featured, Health No Comments
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Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who became the first person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with Ebola, and later died, already had a high temperature when he was released from the hospital during his initial visit, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.

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Ebola Patient Had 103-Degree Fever When Released From Hospital

U.S. Ebola Victim Thomas Eric Duncan’s Body Is Cremated

October 10, 2014 Featured, Health, News No Comments

Duncan died Wednesday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where he was diagnosed with Ebola on Sept.

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Grim Record: Ebola Death Toll Tops 4,000 in Seven Months

October 10, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments

The number of people known to have died amid the worst Ebola outbreak on record has topped 4,000, the World Health Organization said Friday.

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Dallas Deputy Tests Negative for Ebola

October 10, 2014 Featured, Health No Comments
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The deputy sheriff in Dallas who visited Thomas Eric Duncan’s apartment does not have Ebola, newly released tests confirm.

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Liberian Community Worries Dallas Ebola Patient Treated Differently

October 9, 2014 Featured, Health No Comments
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The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who was the first Ebola patient in the U.S.

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Inside Look at Hazards Faced by Airplane Cabin Cleaners

October 9, 2014 Featured, Health, News No Comments
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Cleaning an airplane after the passengers leave is no easy job — it’s messy, sometimes disgusting, and can even be dangerous, employees told ABC News.

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How a Now-Retracted Autism Study Went Viral — Again

October 9, 2014 Featured, Health No Comments
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Retracted study linking autism and vaccines has lingering fallout.

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Exclusive: First Ebola Vaccine Trial Starts in Africa

October 9, 2014 Featured, Health, News No Comments

The first trial of an Ebola vaccine in Africa has started, researchers said Thursday, with the vaccination of three health care workers in Mali.

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Ebola Could Be ‘World’s Next AIDS,’ CDC Director Warns

October 9, 2014 Featured, Health, World No Comments
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“In the 30 years I???ve been working public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS, and we have to work now so that this is not the world???s next AIDS,” Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control, said Wednesday.

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