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Bay Area African Immigrants Report Unfair Treatment Over Ebola Outbreak

African immigrants in the Bay Area say they’ve experienced harassment since the Ebola outbreak became the focus of public attention in the United States.

12/04/2014

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San Francisco-Based National Guard Batallion May Be Headed To West Africa Ebola Fight

A unit of the California Army National Guard has been ordered to mobilize for possible deployment to West Africa to support U.S. and international efforts to fight the deadly Ebola virus.

11/17/2014

Kenyan medical workers from the Infection Prevention and Control unit wearing full protective equipment are pictured as they show on October 28, 2014, how to handle an infected Ebola patient on a portable negative pressure bed at the Kenyatta national hospital in Nairobi. (SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

San Rafael Man Heading To Liberia In Volunteer Effort To Help Ebola Patients

A San Rafael man is headed into one of the most dangerous and deadly places in the world on a humanitarian mission to help Ebola patients in Liberia.

11/04/2014

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CDC Using Twitter To Spread Information On Ebola

Ebola experts at the Centers for Disease Control are using Twitter to inoculate the public against ignorance.

10/08/2014

The main terminal at Washington Dulles International Airport is shown October 2, 2014 in Dulles, Virginia. The Center for Disease Control CDC announced that Ebola patient being treated at the Texas Presbyterian hospital passed through Washington Dulles airport on a United Airlines flight two weeks ago.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

United Airlines Notifying Passengers On Flight With Man With Deadly Ebola Virus

United said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes the man could not have spread the disease during the flights because he was not showing symptoms and was not yet contagious.

10/02/2014

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San Francisco Ivory Demand Helping Drive Slaughter Of African Elephants

San Francisco is the second-largest market in the country for ivory trinkets.

09/28/2014

A picture taken on August 25, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

3rd American Doctor Contracts Ebola While Working In Liberia

A missionary group says another American doctor has contracted the Ebola virus while working at a hospital in Liberia.

09/02/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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Algeria Plane Vanishes From Radar Over Northern Mali

An Algerian official says that the plane had crashed, but he said it remained unclear where it came down or why.

07/24/2014

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