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Ebola

Liberian Red Cross health workers wearing protective suits carry the body of a  victim of the Ebola virus on September 12, 2014 in a district of Monrovia. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sending 3,000 Military Troops To Help Combat Ebola Epidemic In West Africa

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.

09/16/2014

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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No Ebola Virus Found In Patient At Sacramento Hospital

A patient who has been isolated in a Sacramento hospital for the past few days over possible exposure to the Ebola virus does not have the deadly pathogen, health officials said Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Representatives from CDPH spoke to the media Wednesday about the patient at Kaiser South. (Credit: Peter Roney/CBS13)

Ebola Outbreak: California Patient ‘Low Risk’ For Ebola Virus, Extreme Precautions Taken Anyway

California health officials say it is unlikely the Ebola virus poses a significant public health risk to the state, and the patient being treated in Sacramento for possible exposure is considered low risk.

08/20/2014

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Sacramento Hospital Taking Extra Precautions As Patient Is Tested For Ebola Virus

A Sacramento hospital treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus is taking extra precautions.

08/20/2014

An Ebola virus virion. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Northern California Patient Being Treated For Possible Exposure To Ebola Virus

A patient is being examined for possible exposure or symptoms of the Ebola virus at Kaiser South Sacramento, according to hospital officials.

08/19/2014

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Hacked Yahoo News’ Twitter Account Reports Fake Ebola Outbreak In Atlanta

The official Twitter account of Yahoo News was apparently hacked Sunday after it tweeted 145 people in Atlanta were infected with Ebola to its 816,000 followers.

08/11/2014

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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

An Ebola virus virion. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

California Company’s Serum Used To Treat Man With Ebola Virus

An experimental serum developed by a California company may be keeping an American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus in Africa alive.

08/05/2014

An Ebola virus virion. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

UC San Francisco Researchers To Analyze Deadly Ebola Virus; Experimental Vaccine In The Works

Bay Area researchers are being put on call to help analyze a deadly Ebola virus that has killed hundreds in Western Africa, while the government says an experimental vaccine is in the works.

08/01/2014

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