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Passengers in cabin in Kenya

3 Ebola-infected travelers might fly monthly

Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might board an international flight each month in West Africa, according to a new study, and potentially spread the deadly virus to other countries.

Scientists used a model to predict that, on average, three people...

US soldiers train for Ebola

Ebola monitoring period over for 43 Texans

Under fire in the wake of Ebola cases involving two nurses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated Ebola guidelines Monday, focusing on better protecting health care workers.

"Even one health care worker infection is one too man...

Nancy Writebol, Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta

Ebola in the West: Why some survive, some die

There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died?

Child with Ebola, orphan

Ebola makes stigmatized, abandoned orphans

Two children orphaned by Ebola play in the empty corner of a Liberian orphanage. Their parents died last month, and none of the extended family is willing to claim them.

Coming Attractions Bridal Shop cleaning crew

Ebola fears throw bridal shop owners' lives into chaos

An Ohio bridal shop is dark, the owners say, mainly thanks to Ebola hysteria.

Carol Highsmith

50 pounds lost for 50-year reunion

Carol Highsmith vowed to lose 50 pounds so she could fit into a 50-year-old dress from high school. Determined to stun all her old classmates, Highsmith saw her invitation to Minnehaha Academy's 50th reunion as the catalyst to spark a lifestyle change.

Maria Teresa Romero

Spanish nurse's aide now Ebola-free

Teresa Romero Ramos, a Spanish nurse's aide who had contracted Ebola after caring for a patient with the deadly disease, is now free of the virus, Spain's Special Ebola Committee said Sunday.

"Today I'm very happy, because it can be said that Teresa ...

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

Military preps team for Ebola response in US, officials say

For nearly 20 days, Louise Troh has had to endure tremendous fear, grief and isolation.

When told of the death of her fiancee, Thomas Eric Duncan -- the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States -- she fell to the ground.

The man giving he...

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Family of Ebola victim Duncan holds service

As questions continue to swirl about how to deal with the ever-growing fears of Ebola, relatives of the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States gathered to grieve Saturday.

Wiping tears from their eyes, family and frie...

Ebola health care workers China

WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.

But the United Nations health agency, which is among those leading the battle again...

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