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  • WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

    Yesterday

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday. The U.N. agency is treating the situation...

  • As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to know

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S. Some questions and answers about Ebola: WHAT IS EBOLA? Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a rare and deadly disease caused by a...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; George P. Bush, candidate for Texas Land Commissioner. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press"...

  • Bernalillo County woman contracts West Nile virus

    Yesterday

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Health officials say the first clinical case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Bernalillo County. They say a 45-year-old woman was hospitalized briefly with the more severe neuro-invasive form of West Nile, but now is recovering. Bernalillo County has...

  • College player fights tumor for moment on court

    Yesterday

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch before basketball practice. She's moving slowly today. The freshman wearing the blue No. 22 Mount St. Joseph jersey has days like this lately. Days when the inoperable tumor squeezing her brain...

  • Spending on 2 health initiatives tops $100 million

    Yesterday

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two health care-related initiatives on the November ballot have generated more than $100 million in spending, with insurers and doctors leading the fight to defeat both, according to campaign finance reports filed late Thursday. Opponents of Proposition 45,...

  • Wisconsin health officials start Ebola hotline

    Yesterday

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin state health officials have launched an Ebola hotline. The state Department of Health Services announced Friday that the line is for fielding questions Wisconsin residents have about the Ebola virus. The toll-free number is 844-684-1064. State Health...

  • Republicans question federal response on Ebola

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility. "I can tell you it's not working. All you need to...

  • Mobile army lab unit prepares for trip to Liberia

    Yesterday

    ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — A U.S. military mobile laboratory designed to assess and combat biological and chemical threats is preparing for its first deployment to Liberia, where a team of soldiers and scientists will test for Ebola. The 1st Area Medical Laboratory based in Aberdeen will...

  • East Providence company recalls crab meat

    Yesterday

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The Rhode Island Department of Health says on Friday that Rome Packing Co., Inc., of East Providence, issued the voluntary...

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