Can You Get Ebola on Public Transportation?
October 24th, 2014
News that a doctor in New York with Ebola traveled on the subway the day before he developed symptoms of the disease may have some people worried about catching the disease on public transportation.
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Ebola in NYC Is 'No Cause for Alarm,' Mayor Says
October 24th, 2014
A doctor in New York City who recently returned from Guinea in West Africa became the first person in the city to test positive for Ebola. Officials move to prevent the spread of the disease in the city.
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'Catastrophic' Ebola Toll in Liberia Is Predicted Unless Aid Scales Up
A 2014 photograph of a West African Ebola treatment center.
October 23rd, 2014
A substantial and quick scaling up of Ebola interventions is needed to prevent a catastrophic number of cases and deaths from the disease in parts of Liberia, a new study suggests.
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Dallas Nurse Nina Pham Free of Ebola: 'I Feel Blessed'
October 24th, 2014
Nina Pham, the first nurse in Dallas to be infected with Ebola, is now free of the virus, and will be released from the hospital today, officials said.
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Ebola Suspected in NY Doctor
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) shows Ebola virus particles budding from the surface of a cell.
October 23rd, 2014
A doctor who recently arrived in the United States from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, according to the city's health department.
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The 9 Deadliest Viruses on Earth
This digitally-colorized image shows the H1N1 influenza virus under a transmission electron microscope. In 2009, this virus (then called the swine flu) caused a pandemic, and is thought to have killed 200,00 people worldwide.
October 23rd, 2014
Humans have been fighting viruses throughout history. Here are the nine viruses that are the world's worst killers, based on their mortality rates, or the sheer numbers of people they have killed.
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NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola
Ebola Virus Image
October 23rd, 2014
A doctor in New York has tested positive for Ebola, the New York Times reported on Thursday evening (Oct. 23).
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How Some Exposure to Ebola Could Lead to Immunity
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October 23rd, 2014
Epidemics like Ebola often start when people make contact with animals carrying infectious diseases, but, paradoxically, a certain amount of human exposure to a virus at its source can actually also prevent the extensive spread of a disease, new researc
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