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One million doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that one million doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015. The WHO...

Dr. Craig Spencer treated Ebola patients while working for the charity Medecins Sans Frontieres in Guinea

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New York doctor Craig Spencer, who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa, has tested positive for the virus. Dr. Craig Spencer, who treated...

More than 4,800 people have died of Ebola since March 2014

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Mali has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the country. The Malian government said a two-year-old girl had tested positive for the haemorrhagic virus....

Serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia. Liberia...

Darek Fidyka, who was paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack in 2010, can now walk using a frame

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Darek Fidyka, who was paralyzed for four years, has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his...

The WHO has officially declared Nigeria free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared Nigeria free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases. Nigeria, which is Africa's most populous...

Spanish nurse Teresa Romero became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa

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Spanish nurse Teresa Romero, who became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa, has now tested negative for the virus, the Spanish...

President Barack Obama urged Americans not to give in to Ebola hysteria

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President Barack Obama urged Americans not to give in to Ebola hysteria, stressing that the two cases contracted in the US were not an...

The CDC will issue new guidelines for healthcare workers handling Ebola patients

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The CDC will issue new guidelines for healthcare workers handling Ebola patients, the Los Angeles Times reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is...

The new test is designed to help diagnose different types and stages of ovarian cancer

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Scientists have developed a new test that can help doctors identify ovarian cancer more accurately and cut down on instances of unnecessary surgery. The new...

Signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off calories in sugary drinks can encourage healthier choices

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A US research suggests that signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off calories in sugary drinks can encourage...

President Barack Obama said the risk of Americans getting the virus was extremely low, although he ordered a much more aggressive response

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a major outbreak of Ebola in the US and elsewhere in the West is unlikely given the...

Amber Vinson flew to Cleveland on October 10, even though she was being monitored for signs of Ebola

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Amber Vinson is the Texas nurse who flew on a plane with more than 130 people on board on the day before she came...

The CDC officials are seeking 132 people who flew on a plane with a Texas nurse on the day before she came down with symptoms of Ebola

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials are seeking 132 people who flew on a plane with a Texas nurse on the...

A second health care worker has tested positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital

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A second Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola, health officials say. A 26-year-old female nurse is already receiving treatment after becoming infected...

Middle-aged women with a neurotic personality style and prolonged stress may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

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A new research suggests that middle-aged women with a neurotic personality style and prolonged stress may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The...

A UN medical worker infected with Ebola has died at St Georg hospital in Leipzig

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A UN medical worker infected with Ebola has died at St Georg hospital in Leipzig, Germany. The 56-year-old man, originally from Sudan, died despite receiving...

Heathrow airport is to start screening for Ebola among passengers flying into the UK from countries at risk

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London’s Heathrow airport is to start screening for Ebola among passengers flying into the UK from countries at risk. A "handful" of cases - thought...

Liberia’s National Health Workers Association wants an increase in the monthly risk fee paid to those treating Ebola cases

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Liberian nurses and medical assistants are on national strike, as the Ebola epidemic continues in the country. The National Health Workers Association wants an increase...

A female health worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has been infected with Ebola virus after treating Thomas Eric Duncan

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Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has said a mistake was "clearly" made by staff treating Thomas...

So far, there have been more than 8,300 confirmed and suspected cases of Ebola, and at least 4,033 deaths

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Dr. David Nabarro, the UN's senior system coordinator for Ebola, says he hopes that the outbreak can be brought under control within three months. People...

New York’s JFK airport has started to implement the Ebola screening measures on Saturday, October 11

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New York’s JFK airport has started to implement the Ebola screening measures on Saturday, October 11. The recent outbreak has killed more than 4,000 people. Passengers...

Type 1 diabetes is caused by the immune system destroying the cells that control blood sugar levels

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A giant step forward has been taken in the hunt for a cure for type 1 diabetes, researchers have announced. Type 1 diabetes is caused...

The number of people killed in the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the number of people killed in the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000. The latest figures show...

The Ebola outbreak has killed more than 3,860 people in 2014, mainly in West Africa

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WHO Director of Strategy, Dr. Christopher Dye, has said in a recent interview that leading global health experts did not anticipate the scale of...