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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

Quick & Healthy: Take A Walk

“Quick & Healthy” offers findings from the world of health and wellness that you may have missed: Namely, you should walk more and get screened for cancer.

May 13, 2015

Promising New Antibiotic May Help Combat ‘Superbugs’

This new antibiotic could prevent a devastating public health crisis.

January 14, 2015

WHO Declares Nigeria Ebola-Free In ‘Spectacular Success’

After a 42-day period of no new, confirmed cases of Ebola in Nigeria, the World Health Organization has declared the country Ebola-free.

October 20, 2014

WHO Declares Ebola Over In Senegal

How the African nation could be a model for the U.S.

October 17, 2014

What The Ebola Virus Is Trying To Teach Us

Hostility to federal and international agencies is proving very hazardous to our health.

October 8, 2014

Ebola Cases To Explode Without Drastic Action: WHO

The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that hundreds of thousands could be infected with Ebola by the end of the year unless drastic measures to control the disease are taken.

September 23, 2014

Survivor Kent Brantly Tells Congress Of ‘Emotional Toll’ Of Ebola

Brantley says WHO hasn’t done anything ‘significant’ to fight Ebola.

September 17, 2014

Do High Voltage Lines Cause Cancer?

High voltage power lines dot our landscape like enormous, gnarly monsters with tentacles that go on for miles. No matter where you go in the United States, even in some of our most remote areas these less than aesthetically pleasing structures reminiscent of Erector sets let us know that civilization as we know it is […]

September 8, 2014

WHO: Magnitude Of Ebola Outbreak Underestimated

dpa GENEVA — The magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in Africa has been underestimated because families hide infected relatives in their homes, the World Health Organization said Friday. Because Ebola has no cure, some people infected with the virus preferred to die at home, the WHO said in a statement. This was especially the case […]

August 22, 2014

WHO Declares Ebola A Worldwide ‘Public Health Emergency’

By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau The Director-General of the World Health Organization on Friday declared the West African Ebola outbreak a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern,” and called for both affected and unaffected countries to implement a coordinated international response that features a wide range of new safety measures, including travel restrictions for […]

August 8, 2014

West Africa Ebola Death Toll Hits 337: WHO

Geneva (AFP) – The death toll in west Africa’s three-nation Ebola outbreak has risen to 337, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, making it the deadliest ever outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever. Fresh data from the U.N. health agency showed that the number of deaths in Guinea, the hardest-hit country, has reached 264, while 49 […]

June 18, 2014