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A woman looks at a Center for Disease Control (CDC) health advisory sign about the dangers of the Zika virus as she lines up for a security screening at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Politics, Bad Timing Killed Zika Deal In Congress

Democrats and Republicans were tantalizingly close to a deal on funding Zika prevention measures this summer when it all fell apart in the final 48 hours, according to interviews with a half-dozen senior congressional staffers involved in the talks.

September 4, 2016

Vaccine Success Holds Hope For End To Deadly Scourge Of Ebola

A recent trial in Guinea found an Ebola vaccine to have been 100 percent effective.

July 31, 2015

Ebola Virus Vaccine Developed By Bird Flu Scientist

The vaccine has been shown to effectively protect monkeys exposed to the Ebola virus.

March 27, 2015

Ebola Aid Workers Said To Get Protections In Cuomo’s New York Budget

Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking new steps to protect those who work to fight Ebola.

January 20, 2015

Those Touched By Ebola Recount How Their Lives Have Changed

American Ebola survivors are trying to rebuild their lives now that the media have moved on.

December 31, 2014

Child With Fever Admitted To Chicago Hospital To Check For Ebola

A Chicago patient is being monitored for signs of the deadly virus.

December 19, 2014
U.S. Senator Rand Paul speaking to students at Northern Kentucky University's Chase College of Law hosted by the NKU Chase Federalist Society in Highland Heights, Kentucky. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Where Have Ebola’s Fear-Mongers All Gone?

Politicians seem to have forgotten all about the disease since election day.

December 18, 2014

‘The Ebola fighters’ Honored By ‘Time’ As Person Of The Year

Meet the men and women who won ‘Time’s’ honor.

December 10, 2014

U.S. Ebola Survivor Reveals Identity, Says He’s Grateful

Inside Dr. Ian Crozier’s fight with Ebola.

December 8, 2014

Ebola ‘Czar’ Urges Congress To Authorize Emergency Funding

Remember Ebola? We’re running out of money to fight it.

December 5, 2014

Chris Christie’s Style Colors Presidential Prospects

Republicans can’t decide whether Chris Christie is a savior for their party or a loose-cannon liability.

November 24, 2014

High-Tech Effort Calls Up Smartphones For Ebola Battle

Connectivity may be the key in West Africa’s fight against Ebola.

November 18, 2014

‘Epidemic Of Fear’ Has Driven Ebola Debate, Experts Say

As the last of the American patients being treated for Ebola are deemed free of the disease, experts reflect on how the nation reacted to the public health scare.

November 11, 2014

Ebola Efforts Tax Strapped Public Health Agencies

Budget cuts are endangering public health when it comes to Ebola preparedness.

November 6, 2014

Beneath The Republican Wave, Voters Still Reject Right-Wing Ideology

Republicans won big with Ebola, ISIS, and Obama fatigue. But Americans still don’t accept GOP extremism.

November 5, 2014

Maine Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine Of Nurse Kaci Hickox

Get the latest on Kaci Hickox’s legal battle.

October 31, 2014

California Orders Quarantine For Workers Who Had Contact With Ebola

Is this strict new measure warranted?

October 30, 2014

So Cute, This Insistence On Facts About Ebola

Who needs Todd Akin when you have Chris Christie’s bogus science?

October 29, 2014

WATCH: GOP Fearmongering Jumps The Shark

See the RNC’s outrageous closing argument.

October 28, 2014

Second U.S. Ebola Nurse To Leave Hospital

Only one patient will remain in U.S. hospital care for Ebola after the second Dallas nurse is released from her quarantine later today.

October 28, 2014
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One Sacrifice More For Ebola Medics

Is it fair to put returning health-care workers into mandatory quarantine?

October 28, 2014

Quarantining Health Workers Could Worsen Ebola Epidemic, Officials Say

Controversy about the proper way to handle possible Ebola patients sparks after a New Jersey nurse is quarantined in a “tent structure”.

October 27, 2014

Fear May Win Elections, But It Makes Governing Hard

Republicans may use Ebola to win in November, but they’ll eventually come to regret it.

October 25, 2014

On Ebola, Scott Brown Confuses ‘Political’ Correctness With Actual Correctness

The New Hampshire candidate has taken Ebola politicization to the next level.

October 24, 2014

Nurse Nina Pham Is Ebola-free: ‘I Feel Fortunate And Blessed’

Learn what Pham had to say upon her release.

October 24, 2014