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  • Farmers hope new steps will contain epidemic killing piglets

    MINNEAPOLIS Hog producers are taking aggressive steps against an epidemic pig virus that devastated herds last winter.
  • Fujifilm cautious on Avigan profitability, eyes Ebola spread

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it was difficult to estimate the profitability of its influenza drug Avigan, which has been earmarked to fight Ebola, given the uncertainty over the spread of virus, a company executive said on...

    State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola

    State orders quarantine for workers who had contact with Ebola
    California's top health officer has ordered a 21-day home quarantine for all returning medical workers or travelers who have had contact with a confirmed case of Ebola in West Africa, and invoked the possibility of imprisonment and fines if the...

    Dallas leaders celebrate return of two healthy nurses

    DALLAS With the worst hopefully behind them, Dallas leaders met Wednesday with the area's faith community to commend each other's efforts in the local fight against Ebola while acknowledging that much work remains to be done. The collective group hug...

    Medicine, policy clash in US response to Ebola

    DALLAS The decision to temporarily quarantine a nurse returning from West Africa is only the latest collision between medicine and policy in America's response to Ebola. Those conflicts started in Dallas, days after the first Ebola case in the United...