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  • 'S.S. Ebola' passengers show good humor on cruise despite viral anxiety

    They dubbed the ship the S.S. Ebola, bellied up to the bar to spend $200 vouchers, and shared wild rumors for several days at sea. But when passengers of the Carnival Magic stepped ashore in Galveston on Sunday morning, their vacation smiles soon faded to...
  • White House halts funding on risky flu studies

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The White House has temporarily stopped funding new research involving the flu and other pathogens in which scientists deliberately make them more transmissible or more deadly. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy...
  • U.S. Ebola response chief seeks to reverse mistakes, step up response

    CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain faces a long to-do list when he begins his new role: soothe Americans' jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis...
  • Mikulski sets Senate Ebola hearing two days after elections

    WASHINGTON As the threat of the Ebola virus appears to be easing, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., announced she would hold a hearing on the issue two days after voters are scheduled to go to the polls. The hearing...
  • Obama pide no caer en el pánico por el ébola

    Obama pide no caer en el pánico por el ébola
    WASHINGTON — El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, pidió a los estadounidenses que no se dejen llevar por la "histeria" por la propagación del virus del ébola, luego de que se diagnosticaran tres casos en el país y se puso bajo...
  • U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response

    U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up response
    U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role: soothe Americans' jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis that the White House had lost. Klain, a former...
  • America needs straight talk on Ebola to prevent panic

    Let's make a deal: We'll all promise not to panic about Ebola if the experts — especially those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — agree to get their stories straight. They should begin by giving a better explanation of...
  • As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows

    As 'critical weekend' passes, Ebola anxiety grows
    With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but dozens of people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus. As though...
  • Obama: not perfect, but better than we've had in a long time

    Obama: not perfect, but better than we've had in a long time
    To the editor: Messiah or mess? Nonsense. I agree that in previous administrations we've had some messes, but never a messiah. As for Barack Obama, he has done what I would want and expect from a competent president. ("Obama: messiah or mess?," Op-Ed,...
  • 'We can't give in to hysteria,' Obama says of Ebola fears

    Trying to calm an increasingly alarmed public, President Obama on Saturday urged Americans to keep the Texas Ebola cases “in perspective,” as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepared new guidelines for healthcare workers who...
  • Fauci acknowledges that Ebola guidelines failed to protect caregivers

    A top federal health official conceded Sunday that the government-recommended protective gear worn by nurses and doctors caring for patients sickened by Ebola has been inadequate to protect caregivers from infection. The official, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci,...