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Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus....

NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected
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....

WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015
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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....





Ebola: MSF says self-quarantine not needed
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....

Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case....

Lawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The new case of Ebola diagnosed in New York City has raised "even more questions about procedures in treating patients and risks to Americans," a Republican committee chairman said Friday....

UK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumor
PRAGUE (AP) -- A clinic in Prague says British boy Ashya King has completed his proton beam therapy treatment for a life-threatening brain tumor....

Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of new cases to 220, a record figure that authorities blame on attacks by insurgents targeting vaccination teams....

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in the capital be cremated, authorities have determined....

Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear....