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Nurse with Ebola ‘exposure’ to be admitted into NIH hospital

The National Institutes of Health "expects to admit a patient with exposure to the Ebola virus" later Thursday into its facility in Bethesda, Maryland, "for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol," the NIH said.

WHO confident it can catch up with Ebola

There are 16,911 cases of Ebola worldwide. Despite missing its own target on burials, the World Health Organization is confident it can still catch up with the virus.

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Ebola: Are we losing the fight?

The World Health Organization says progress is being made against the deadly Ebola outbreak -- but some targets are not being met. Who is hardest hit?

U.N.: Number of Ebola cases now tops 16,000

The number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola in the current outbreak has surpassed 16,000, according to the World Health Organization, with nearly 7,000 deaths from those cases.

Doing business in Ebola-hit country

The deadly Ebola virus which has ripped through three West African countries has had the biggest impact in Liberia. As of last week, the country has had over 7,000 cases of the disease and nearly 3,000 deaths, according to the World Health Organization.

Ebola team dumps bodies in pay protest

Workers employed by Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health to bury Ebola victims took drastic action this week in a dispute over pay, abandoning the bodies of 15 people in the street.

WHO: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

Ebola has officially been eradicated from another African country -- the Democratic Republic of Congo -- the World Health Organization declared Friday, even if the overall fight against the deadly virus is far from over.

Ebola: Second person dies in Mali

A nurse has died of Ebola in the Malian capital of Bamako, the health ministry said Wednesday, sparking fears that the nation has not yet defeated the deadly virus.

Ebola: Second person dies in Mali

A nurse has died of Ebola in the Malian capital of Bamako, the health ministry said Wednesday, sparking fears that the nation has not yet defeated the deadly virus.

Uganda declared free of an Ebola-like fever

Uganda has been declared free of Marburg, an Ebola-like viral hemorrhagic fever, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Ebola confirmed in Mali

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health officials.

Should health workers who treat Ebola be quarantined?

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home?

Should health workers who treat Ebola be quarantined?

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home?

Ebola confirmed in Mali

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health officials.

First confirmed Ebola patient in Mali dies

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health officials.

Millions of doses of Ebola vaccines planned by 2015

As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year.

How not to respond to Ebola

U.S. response to Ebola is key for setting global example, writes global health advocate Idris Ayodeji Bello.

How not to respond to Ebola

U.S. response to Ebola is key for setting global example, writes global health advocate Idris Ayodeji Bello.

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