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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

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  • Vaccine ignorance is deadly and contagious

    Vaccine ignorance is deadly and contagious
    In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral. We've seen this happen around the world with a wide range of illnesses, from swine flu to severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, to Ebola.
  • North Korea reportedly closing borders to tourists due to Ebola fears

    North Korea has decided to close its borders to tourists due to concerns over the Ebola virus, a tour company said Thursday. The Beijing-based Koryo Tours said its partners had informed the company of the move. The duration of the closure was not known,...

    Scripps Florida in race to find Ebola vaccine

    Scripps Florida in race to find Ebola vaccine
    South Florida researchers are taking a lead role in the international fight against the deadly Ebola virus, racing to test a possible vaccine and treatments. Three scientists from Scripps Florida in Jupiter have received more $1 million in National...

    With Ebola, it's better to screen outbound flights, study suggests

    The deceased Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan is unlikely to be the last person to carry the Ebola virus out of one of three West African countries, a new study suggests. Given current infection rates in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, a team of Canadian...

    Saving lives can mean facing death for health-care pros

    With a cough, everything changed. Carmelo Licitra was a physician treating a man ravaged by HIV. Then a coughing jag gripped the patient, drawing blood. Some of it splashed in Licitra's eyes. In an instant, the doctor swapped his white coat for...