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  • Efforts to stop the spread of Ebola in Africa will take 'many months'

    Efforts to stop the spread of Ebola in Africa will take 'many months'
    International efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa will take many more months as crushing poverty, dysfunctional health systems and widespread fear continue to fuel the epidemic, according to world health officials. In a series of...
  • Give dog something more interesting to do than fixate on your Guinea pigs

    Give dog something more interesting to do than fixate on your Guinea pigs
    These reader questions about dog behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorists attending the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association July 25-29 at the Colorado Convention Center. Each of these behaviorists contributed to "Decoding...
  • Americans treated for Ebola released from hospital; pose no public health risk

    Two American aid workers discharged from an Atlanta hospital after being treated for Ebola pose no health risk to the public, an Emory University Hospital doctor said on Thursday. Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol, who both contracted the...
  • American Ebola patients treated with ZMapp experimental drug

    American Ebola patients treated with ZMapp experimental drug
    An American doctor who contracted Ebola treating victims of the deadly virus in Liberia has recovered and has been discharged Thursday by the Atlanta hospital that treated him with an experimental drug. Dr. Kent Brantly of Texas was given ZMapp, a drug...
  • Fear spreads, borders close as Ebola restricts travel in West Africa

    Concerns over Ebola are prompting a growing number of African countries to tamp down on travel, a move the World Health Organization says could worsen the outbreak. South Africa announced Thursday that all noncitizens traveling there from three of the...
  • WHO OKs use of experimental drugs for Ebola patients in West Africa

    WHO OKs use of experimental drugs for Ebola patients in West Africa
    A World Health Organization panel advised Tuesday that it was ethical to use experimental, non-approved drugs to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, and that five such treatments were being considered for “compassionate use.” “There...
  • WHO reports 128 new Ebola cases, 56 deaths in West Africa

    WHO reports 128 new Ebola cases, 56 deaths in West Africa
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday reported 128 new Ebola cases and 56 deaths in West Africa in the two days to August 11, raising the death toll from the worst ever outbreak of the disease to 1,069. Since the outbreak was identified in...
  • Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO

    Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO
    Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday. The death toll from...
  • Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit

    Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit
    Centuries before Christianity and Islam came to the Malay Archipelago — the scattering of thousands of islands north of Australia and south of Southeast Asia — the most common spiritual practice was ancestor worship. The people of the Indo-...
  • Team USA cancels Africa trip

    Team USA cancels Africa trip
    USA Basketball cancelled a scheduled trip to Senegal due to concerns over the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. The team planned to visit Senegal before the FIBA World Cup later this month. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo told...
  • A Simple Step To Slow Ebola Spread: Shoes

    Growing up in Konjo village in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone, I remember the walks. Long, cold morning walks to the farms. The daily trek to and from school. I didn't mind growing up this way. But I hated having to make these walks barefoot...