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One country has been severely affected by the Ebola outbreak. As the death toll climbs and supplies fall short, a local human services organization, "Community of Caring," is sending aid.
Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands.
More than $430 million will be needed to bring the worst Ebola outbreak on record under control, according to a draft document laying out the World Health Organization's battle strategy.
Senegal placed 20 people who were exposed to the nation's first Ebola case under surveillance, including the patient's family and medical workers, Minister of Health Awa Marie Coll Seck said.
A child suffering from tuberculosis in India, which has the highest number of new cases of TB and of TB-related deaths in the world, with 2.3 million new cases and an estimated 320,000 deaths annually.
Residents of West Point neighbourhood, which has been quarantined following an outbreak of Ebola, receive food rations from the United Nations World Food Program in Monrovia on August 28, 2014.
Liberia on Saturday said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country's four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control.
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Mead Wilkins, director of Job and Family Services of Medina County, updated county commissioners Tuesday on how the rise of heroin use in the county is effecting young children and families.
Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, wear an AIDS awareness ribbon as he takes questions from reporters after speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday February 19, 2012.
In 2009, Jessica Hinves, then an Air Force fighter jet mechanic, said was raped by a member of her squadron -- a man she had considered a good friend.
Red tape placed over the mouth of a statue of Athena outside Low Memorial Library at Columbia University.
Earthfiles investigative reporter, Linda Moulton Howe , discussed the continuing West Coast die-off of sea stars; concerns that warming ocean waters will allow new viruses, bacteria and microbes to attack marine life; and information about a USAF Lt.
The drug - a cocktail of three purified immune proteins, or monoclonal antibodies, that target the Ebola virus - has been given to seven people.
The U.N. Security Council must lead efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a senior official from Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Friday, warning the current response risked aggravating the crisis.
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