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Canada Restricts Visas Amid Ebola Scare

Posted: 10/31/2014 - Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep out the disease.

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Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

Updated: 10/31/2014 - A Maine judge has given nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat in their bid to isolate her.

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5,000 Nevadans Impacted By Healthlink Payment LImbo

Updated: 10/29/2014 - Nevada's beleaguered health insurance exchange, soon run by the feds instead of Xerox, has open enrollment beginning November 15th. But one Reno woman needs her problems solved now before a health emergency hits her or her family.

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Top UN Ebola Official Says New Cases Are Poorly Tracked

Posted: 10/28/2014 - The U.N.'s top Ebola official in West Africa says authorities are having trouble figuring out how many more people are getting Ebola in Liberia and in Sierra Leone -- and pinpointing the hot spots in those countries.

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CDC: Voluntary Quarantine Fine for High Ebola Risk

Posted: 10/27/2014 - U.S. health officials on Monday recommended little more than voluntary, at-home quarantine for travelers from West Africa who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola, and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk.

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Governors Defend Ebola Quarantines

Posted: 10/27/2014 - Governors in states that are quarantining health care workers who've had contact with Ebola victims are defending those measures.

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Bacterium in Baby Wipes Prompts Recall

Posted: 10/27/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is sending out a warning to parents to check the brand of baby wipes they are using, especially if you buy them from major retailers like Walgreens or Sam's Club.

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WHO: Five New Ebola Vaccines to Be Tested in March

Posted: 10/24/2014 - The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.

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Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe on Halloween

Posted: 10/23/2014 - Halloween is a fun season for trick-or-treaters of all ages. But last year’s Halloween raised fears for parents about candy tampering.

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NV Creates Ebola Task Force

Posted: 10/23/2014 - After receiving direction from Governor Brian Sandoval to create an Ebola Advisory Task Force, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Director, Romaine Gilliland, has announced member appointments.

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CDC: All Coming from Ebola-Stricken Nations to Be Monitored

Updated: 10/22/2014 - Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days.

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J&J to Spend $200M on Ebola Program

Posted: 10/22/2014 - Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.

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CA Governor Meeting With Health Care Experts About Ebola

Posted: 10/21/2014 - Gov. Jerry Brown is meeting with state agency heads, labor unions and leaders in the health care industry to address Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other medical facilities throughout California.

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Homeland Security Orders New Screening for Ebola

Posted: 10/21/2014 - The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.

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EU Foreign Ministers Reject Travel Ban

Posted: 10/20/2014 - European officials are rejecting the idea of stopping direct flights from West Africa as a means of stopping the spread of Ebola.

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WHO Chief Promises Transparency on Ebola Failures

Posted: 10/20/2014 - The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.

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