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  • Obama says cautiously more optimistic about Ebola situation in U.S.

    Obama says cautiously more optimistic about Ebola situation in U.S.
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama expressed cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the United States on Wednesday after the U.S. government imposed new screening measures for travelers from West Africa. Obama sat down for talks with...
  • Denver Somalis fear fallout from trio's apparent bid to join militants

    Denver Somalis fear fallout from trio's apparent bid to join militants
    Abi Mohammed was dashing about his small kitchen early Wednesday preparing rice and goat for the lunchtime rush when he paused to get something off his chest. "I don't care if they are young, they should be prosecuted," said Mohammed, owner of Kin...
  • Pennsylvania to be one of first states with stepped-up Ebola monitoring for travelers from West Africa

    Pennsylvania to be one of first states with stepped-up Ebola monitoring for travelers from West Africa
    Pennsylvania is one of six states that will begin stepped-up monitoring of people entering the United States from the three countries at the center of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Starting Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will...
  • Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website

    Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website
    Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...
  • Ebola fears lead to an abundance of crazy

     Ebola fears lead to an abundance of crazy
  • Who should get experimental Ebola medications? And are they safe?

    WASHINGTON As Ebola continues to devastate West Africa and new patients slowly bring the disease to other countries, experts fear the growing crisis could one day create an ugly scrum for the limited supply of experimental treatments and vaccines....
  • 2 under observation at hospitals after falling ill during flights from Liberia to O'Hare

    2 under observation at hospitals after falling ill during flights from Liberia to O'Hare
    Two people who arrived at O'Hare International Airport from Liberia have been placed under observation at Chicago hospitals, under the city's procedures for handling Ebola, after they fell ill during their flights, officials said. Health officials...
  • Cuban doctors, nurses land in Liberia to fight Ebola alongside U.S.

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - A team of Cuban doctors and nurses arrived in Liberia on Wednesday to help to fight the worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus on record alongside a U.S. military mission deploying in the West Africa country. A jet from the...
  • Ebola survivors in Liberia are symbols of hope and help

    DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ebola survivors in Liberia are quickly becoming an important part of the fight against the deadly virus that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa since being detected in the region in March. Once...
  • State Orders 9 Quarantined To Monitor Ebola Symptoms

    WEST HAVEN – Nine people are being quarantined in the state so they can be monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, state health officials said. The Department of Public Health has issued four quarantine orders, involving the nine unidentified...
  • Central African Republic to create rapid intervention unit, reform army

    BANGUI (Reuters) - Central African Republic plans to create a rapid intervention unit to help rebuild its army and stamp out persistent inter-religious clashes, the country's interim leader said. Thousands have died and around a million people have...