AP (Sep. 25, 2014) In a chilling assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, President Barack Obama said the world has not done enough to respond to a health crisis that poses a growing threat ... watch video
AP (Sep. 16, 2014) Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the outbreak ... watch video
Washington Post (June 12, 2015) With the MERS death toll climbing higher in South Korea, here's what scientists know about the virus, how it spreads, and whether it poses a global threat.
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Reuters - US Online Video (Oct. 16, 2014) The CDC's Dr Thomas Frieden and Dr Anthony Fauci of the NIH testify before a congressional panel about the threat posed by Ebola. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AP (July 28, 2014) West African nations and international health organizations are working to contain the largest Ebola outbreak in history. It's one of the deadliest diseases known to man, but the CDC says it's ... watch video
AP (July 31, 2014) The CDC issued its first high-level travel warning in more than a decade following a deadly outbreak of the ebola virus in three African nations. Meanwhile, American aid workers are being flown in to ... watch video
Newsy (Aug. 8, 2014) As criticism grows about the international community's slow response to the West African Ebola outbreak, the CDC is moving to contain the disease.
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Nov. 25, 2015 As doctors in England prepare for strike action next month, researchers show that, in high-income countries, 'patients do not come to serious harm during industrial action provided that provisions ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 The mosquito-borne virus chikungunya may lead to severe brain infection and even death in infants and people over 65, according to a new study that reviewed a chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Could staying physically active improve quality of life by delaying cognitive decline and prolonging an independent lifestyle? A new study has found that older adults who take more steps either by ... read more
Nov. 18, 2015 Deciding whether to cook or toss a steak that's been in the fridge for a few days calls for a sniff test. This generally works well for home cooks. But food manufacturers that supply tons of meats to ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 A team of scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease -- work that opens up a new avenue for research on possible treatments ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Prices among 19 brand-name prescription dermatologic drugs increased rapidly between 2009 and 2015, with prices for topical antineoplastic drugs to prevent the spread of cancer cells increasing an ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 A new, first-in-class compound halts tumor growth by disrupting protein production, report scientists, who say that the new drug may show promise for treating skin cancers that are resistant or ... read more
June 1, 2015 Tweets regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa last summer reached more than 60 million people in the three days prior to official outbreak announcements, according to a ... read more
Jan. 21, 2015 Researchers have determined why Ebola virus becomes increasingly lethal as it jumps species. The research team looked at the Zaire Ebola strain in an animal system to understand how it gains ... read more
Aug. 22, 2014 Although the Centers for Disease and Prevention reports no known cases of Ebola transmission in the U.S., a poll shows that four in 10 adults in the U.S. are concerned that there will be a large ... read more
Aug. 14, 2014 The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that has claimed more than 1,000 lives in West Africa this year poses a serious, ongoing threat to that region: the spread to capital cities and Nigeria -- ... read more