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The deadly Ebola virus continues to spread faster in West Africa than authorities can manage and the World Health Organization says stemming the outbreak will require hundreds more…

WHO Pleads for Help to Contain Ebola Outbreak

The deadly Ebola virus continues to spread faster in West Africa than authorities can manage and the World Health Organization says stemming the outbreak will require hundreds more…

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Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa, was released today from the Infectious Disease Unit at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr.

U.S. Ebola Patients Discharged: "Pose No Public Health Threat"

Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa, was released today from the Infectious Disease Unit at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr.

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