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President Obama Names Ebola "Czar"

Updated: 10/17/2014 - President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis.

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US Monitors Health Care Worker Aboard Cruise Ship

Updated: 10/17/2014 - Obama administration officials say a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease is on a Caribbean cruise ship where she has self-quarantined and is is being monitored for any signs of infection.

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Ebola Probe Expanding to Nurse's Flight to Ohio

Posted: 10/16/2014 - A health official says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its Ebola investigation to include passengers on a Friday flight from Dallas to Cleveland that carried a nurse later diagnosed with the disease.

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Are We Ready for Ebola?

Posted: 10/15/2014 - With two victims of Ebola here in the United States, many are wondering if they could be next. Although those chances are very slim, would local hospitals be able to stop the spread while treating patients?

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Obama: Ebola Monitoring Must Be 'More Aggressive'

Updated: 10/15/2014 - President Barack Obama says the U.S. monitoring of Ebola must be "much more aggressive.' He says federal health teams must respond to future cases within 24 hours.

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Airline Stocks Falling on Fresh Ebola Fears

Updated: 10/15/2014 - Airline stocks are tumbling after news that the second health worker to be diagnosed with Ebola flew on a commercial flight the night before reporting a fever.

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NBC Correspondent Admits Violation of Ebola Quarantine

Updated: 10/15/2014 - NBC News medical correspondent Nancy Snyderman has admitted that some members of her crew violated a voluntary quarantine to protect against Ebola, a misstep that caused New Jersey health officials to make that quarantine mandatory.

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WHO: Ebola Death Rate Up to 70 Percent

Updated: 10/15/2014 - A World Health Organization official says the death rate in the current Ebola outbreak has increased to 70 percent.

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Sagebrush Allergy on the Rise

Posted: 10/14/2014 - For many, fall is a special time of year for football and colorful leaves, but for people with allergies, the season can be miserable.

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About 70 People Cared for Dallas Patient With Ebola

Updated: 10/15/2014 - Medical records provided to The Associated Press show that about 70 staff members at a Dallas hospital were involved in the care of an Ebola patient before his death last week.

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Canadian Ebola Vaccine to Begin Testing

Updated: 10/15/2014 - An experimental Canadian-made Ebola vaccine that has shown promise in tests on primates is beginning clinical trials on humans in the U.S.

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Reports Indicate 2nd Texas Ebola Case is Nurse

Updated: 10/13/2014 - Media reports and a church rector have identified the second Ebola patient in Texas as a 26-year-old nurse infected while caring for a man from Liberia.

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CDC: Protocol Breach In Treating Ebola Patient

Posted: 10/13/2014 - A Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health officials said Sunday.

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California Officials Report 32 Enterovirus Cases

Posted: 10/10/2014 - California health officials say they've now confirmed 32 cases of a virus that can cause respiratory illness - more than double the figure from a week ago.

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