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Another Ebola Challenge: Disposing Of Medical Waste

Medical authorities are thinking logistically about how to deal with Ebola and the medical waste it produces.

October 20, 2014
babies hospital

U.N. Goal On Child Deaths Set To Be Missed: Study

The goal that the U.N. set to reduce deaths among children under five by 2/3 by the end of 2015 from 1990 levels will not be met.

October 1, 2014

Doctor Exposed To Ebola Treated In U.S.

An American physician who was volunteering in a unit treating people exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone was flown to Washington to be treated at a clinic at the National Institute of Health.

September 29, 2014

Smallpox Discovered In Old Storage Room Near D.C.

By Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times National Institutes of Health workers preparing to move a lab in Bethesda, Md., found an unwelcome surprise in a storage room this month: vials of smallpox. There is no evidence that any of the vials was breached, and no lab workers or members of the public were exposed to […]

July 8, 2014