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President Obama Outlines Ebola Strategy

President Obama is pushing an aggressive effort to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Speaking at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the President said the chances of an Ebola outbreak in the U

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Obama Sends 3,000 Troops To Fight Ebola

The U.S. is sending three-thousand military troops to Liberia to help combat the Ebola outbreak.

U.S. officials say President Obama will announce the move Tuesday during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta

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U.S. Doctor With Ebola Arrives In Nebraska

A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia has arrived at a Nebraska hospital for treatment.

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Mass. Doctor Comes Down With Ebola

A Massachusetts man who has been diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia decided as a child that he wanted to become a missionary doctor.

Dr. Rick Sacra is the third U.S. aid worker sickened with Ebola

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WHO Says Ebola Virus May Be More Widespread Than Thought

The World Health Organization is expressing concern that ``an invisible caseload'' of Ebola patients is going undetected by government surveillance measures in West Africa.

In a situation assessment issued today, the WHO notes that treatment centers opened over the past two weeks in Liberia were immediately overwhelmed by patients that had not been identified previously

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Ebola Patient Being Released From Hospital

The charity an American doctor infected with Ebola works for says he's now recovered from the virus and will be released today from an Atlanta hospital.

Dr. Kent Brantly and colleague Nancy Writebol were flown out of the West African nation of Liberia earlier this month and have been getting treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta

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Ethical Issues Over Use Of Experimental Ebola Drugs

The use of an experimental drug to treat two Americans diagnosed with Ebola is raising ethical questions about who gets first access to unproven new therapies for the deadly disease. But some health experts fear debate over limited doses will distract from tried-and-true measures to curb the growing outbreak _ things like more rapidly identifying and isolating the sick

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Congress To Take Action On Ebola Outbreak

Lawmakers are starting to look into the growing Ebola crisis on the African continent.

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Manhattan Hospital Testing Patient For Ebloa Virus

A New York City hospital says it's performing Ebola tests on a patient who recently traveled to West Africa.

Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan says a male patient with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms came in Monday

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Ebola Outbreak Termed “Out Of Control”

The head of the World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is out of control.

WHO chief Margaret Chan warned today that the outbreak is moving faster than international efforts to control it

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