2014 Ebola Outbreak: Full Coverage of the Viral Epidemic
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) shows Ebola virus particles budding from the surface of a cell.
October 31st, 2014
The 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the worst Ebola outbreak in history, and has implications for the world. Here is everything we know about the virus, and its spread, so far.
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Don't Quarantine American Health Workers (Op-Ed)
nurses, patient care, rapid response team, heart attack
October 31st, 2014
Governors are playing politics by quarantining those who can help fix the Ebola crisis.
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How Do Ebola Vaccines Work?
a person getting a vaccine
October 31st, 2014
Two experimental vaccines against Ebola are currently being tested for safety, and health officials have said that millions of doses could be available by the end of next year. But how do the vaccines work?
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How Ebola Spreads in the US: Myth vs. Reality
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) shows Ebola virus particles budding from the surface of a cell.
October 31st, 2014
Before you run out for some Lysol, please read this.
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For Mental Health, Social Media Removes the Silence (Op-Ed)
Social Media Swirl
October 31st, 2014
From teenagers to Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, young activists are forging a new platform for mental health support for the texting generation.
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Death or Full Recovery? Ebola Outcome May Depend on Your Genes
A magnified view of the Ebola virus particles (in red) on the surface of a  cell (in blue)
October 30th, 2014
People infected with Ebola vary greatly in terms of how severe their symptoms are. Now a new study in mice suggests genetics may play a role in how each body fights off the virus.
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Why Scratching an Itch Makes It Worse
October 31st, 2014
It's true: Scratching an itch does only make it worse. Now scientists have some ideas about why that happens.
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