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2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Ebola, Experimental Drugs and Informed Consent: Should Those At Risk...

I'm a writer and physician. Earlier in my career I practiced oncology and hematology.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Natural Disasters, Business News

5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Health workers death toll mounts in W.Africa as Ebola spreads

Nigeria's health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the deadly Ebola virus, amid growing concern at the toll among healthcare workers.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Liberia,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WICU12 Erie

Erie Organization Sending Aid as Ebola Death Toll Climbs

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.

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Related Topix: Metal, Liberia, World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Natural Disasters

Suria

Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive...

Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, Natural Disasters, Europe, United Kingdom

GhanaWeb

Ebola fight needs $430 million to end scare

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.

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The Washington Post

Senegal Puts 20 People on Watch for Ebola Virus After First Case

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Senegal, Natural Disasters, Business News

Reuters

CDC warns of Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra Leone

The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ''immediate and urgent action'' must be taken to avoid an Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Natural Disasters

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times of India

TB epidemic driven by lack of food in India

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.

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Related Topix: India, Asia, World News, Natural Disasters,

CNews

Celebration in Liberia slum as Ebola quarantine lifted

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.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Natural Disasters

Yahoo!

Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

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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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Natural Disasters

Daily Mail

Man who killed son now charged in 1st wife's death

A padlocked fridge, no store trips and even dog food has to be hidden: The heartbreaking condition driving Hannah, 14, to 'eat herself to death' and how her insurance won't pay out for treatment Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa is an 'emotional wreck' as her mother, 81, remains in serious condition after being placed in a medically-induced coma ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Natural Disasters, Seneca County, NY, Romulus, NY

The Medina Gazette

Heroin epidemic hitting Medina County families

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medina County, OH, Natural Disasters

The Globe and Mail

The 90-90-90 solution to AIDS pandemic

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.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Canada

Newkerala.com

SC notice on plea to screen travellers from Ebola-affected areas

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a PIL seeking direction that passengers coming on international flights from Ebola-affected countries in African be screened to ensure that they are free of deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Natural Disasters

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Switched

Thousands Are Sexually Assaulted In The U.S. Military Every Year. These Are Some Of Their Stories.

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Natural Disasters, Fort Jackson, US Army

The Nation

Columbia University E-mail Reveals Disdain for Anti-Rape Campus Movement

Red tape placed over the mouth of a statue of Athena outside Low Memorial Library at Columbia University.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Natural Disasters, UC Berkeley, Emerson College

WMMV-AM Melbourne

Marine Animal Deaths & ET Warfare

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Natural Disasters

Scientific American

Ebola Drug Saves Infected Monkeys

The drug - a cocktail of three purified immune proteins, or monoclonal antibodies, that target the Ebola virus - has been given to seven people.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Natural Disasters

Reuters

Medical charity MSF wants U.N. to take lead on Ebola epidemic

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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Liberia, Africa, World News, Guinea

Yahoo!

Medical charity MSF wants U.N. to take lead on Ebola epidemic

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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Liberia, Africa, World News, Guinea

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