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  • McFadden renews call for Ebola travel ban

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden is renewing his call for a travel ban from countries being ravaged by Ebola. McFadden says the fourth confirmed case of the virus in the country — a New York doctor recently tested positive — proves the U.S. hasn't...

  • Ebola: MSF says self-quarantine not needed

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders insisted Friday, after one of its doctors who worked in Guinea came down with Ebola in New York City, that self-quarantines are not necessary when there are no symptoms of the disease. Craig Spencer arrived back in New York about a week...

  • Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington. NIH spokesman John Burklow...

  • NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. "We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed"...

  • Republicans question federal response on Ebola

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    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...

  • Hospital hit by Ebola scare to alter procedures

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where two nurses were infected with Ebola after treating a Liberian man says it's instituted new procedures for treatment of infectious diseases. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital issued a statement Friday that says electronic medical records will...

  • Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and...

  • 101st Airborne to take over in Africa deployment

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is set to officially take command of an operation to build Ebola care centers in Africa. The Fort Campbell-based soldiers will assume the leadership of Joint Forces Command - United Assistance in Monrovia on Saturday. At a change...

  • WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March. Still, the agency warned it's not clear whether any of these will work against the...

  • Cameron: EU has secured 1 billion for Ebola fight

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Cameron made the announcement as Friday's self-imposed deadline was drawing close to...

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