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  • Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

    Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.
    (Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally.
  • CDC vows to stop Ebola 'in its tracks' after first U.S. case diagnosed

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday confirmed the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States, triggering an intensive search for anyone who might have come into contact with the patient while the person was infectious....

    First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S. - CDC

    U.S. health officials said on Tuesday that the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country after flying from Liberia to Texas, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally. The...

    Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fueled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday. Nutrition and...

    CDC confirms first Ebola case diagnosed in United States

    CDC confirms first Ebola case diagnosed in United States
    Health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebolavirus had been diagnosed in the country after flying from Liberia to Texas, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally. The patient sought...