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  • Aberdeen Proving Ground-based laboratory unit deploying to Liberia for Ebola testing

    Aberdeen Proving Ground-based laboratory unit deploying to Liberia for Ebola testing
    A team of scientists based at Aberdeen Proving Ground has in the past conducted lab work to protect Army soldiers from chemical and biological weapons, harmful pollution — even insect infestations. But its next deployment isn't in a traditional war zone.
  • Fort Eustis soldiers train for Ebola mission

    Fort Eustis soldiers train for Ebola mission
    About 60 soldiers from Fort Eustis are soon headed to West Africa to provide logistical support for the ongoing efforts to stem the Ebola outbreak. While there, they are not expected to come in contact with patients or the virus. On Wednesday, however,...

    Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

    The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation’s leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where...

    Ebola emergency turns spotlight on experimental drugs

    Ebola emergency turns spotlight on experimental drugs
    With hundreds of patients in Africa suffering the devastating effects of Ebola, health experts are scrambling to determine which drugs might offer the best experimental treatment, and researchers are being pressed by government officials to speed up their...

    Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine

    Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine
    Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....