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Flu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus: study

Flu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus: study

HANDOUT/REUTER An experimental Japanese flu drug may also effectively treat Ebola (pictured) and norovirus. An experimental Japanese flu drug that has hit the headlines because of its potential to fight Ebola may also work against norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, ...

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Hooters campaign raises money for breast cancer awareness

Hooters campaign raises money for breast cancer awareness

REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen/REUTERS Hooters’ month-long fundraising campaign benefits the Kelly Jo Dowd Fund, which goes toward the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Hooters Hooters has set out to raise $ 500,000 for breast cancer research. Taggart, John/Taggart, John The ‘Support ...

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Ship carrying health care worker being monitored for signs of Ebola returns to port

Ship carrying health care worker being monitored for signs of Ebola returns to port

Angel Castellanos/AP The cruise ship Carnival Magic passes near Cozumel, Mexico, on Friday. GALVESTON, Texas – A Texas-based cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to port early Sunday. The ...

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Experimental Ebola vaccine to begin trials

Experimental Ebola vaccine to begin trials

MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images Canada’s VSV-EBOV, an experimental Ebola vaccine, will begin human clinical trials later this month. Canada’s set to send its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization, marking the first step toward clinically testing and possibly approving ...

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Obama names Ron Klain as U.S. ‘Ebola Czar’

Obama names Ron Klain as U.S. ‘Ebola Czar’

Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images Ron Klain is to be named “Ebola Czar” by President Obama. President Obama was poised Friday to name his so-called “Ebola Czar” — and his choice is a former administration official. Attorney Ron Klain, former chief ...

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Texas hospital ‘deeply sorry’ for Ebola mistakes

Texas hospital ‘deeply sorry’ for Ebola mistakes

Tony Gutierrez/ASSOCIATED PRESS Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital admitted it made mistakes in its handling of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. The Texas hospital that sent a contagious Ebola patient home is saying sorry. Dallas’ Texas Health ...

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‘Revenge’s’ Madeleine Stowe opens up about late dad’s battle with MS

‘Revenge’s’ Madeleine Stowe opens up about late dad’s battle with MS

Bob D’Amico/ABC via Getty Images On ‘Revenge,’ Stowe stars as Hamptons matriach Victoria Grayson. She’s not out for blood in real life. As the deliciously wicked Victoria Grayson on ABC’s “Revenge,” Madeleine Stowe is always scheming, moving the people in ...

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Britain begins Ebola screening at Heathrow airport

Britain begins Ebola screening at Heathrow airport

ANDY RAIN/EPA Passengers flying into Heathrow Airport in London from West Africa will fill out questionnaires and get their temperatures taken if necessary. Britain began screening passengers arriving at London’s busiest airport from West Africa for signs of the deadly ...

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Conjoined twins will begin to undergo tissue expansion

Conjoined twins will begin to undergo tissue expansion

HANDOUT/REUTERS Conjoined twins Knatalye Hope Mata (R) and Adeline Faith Mata are pictured with their mother, Elysse Mata, at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston in July. Conjoined twin girls from Texas who were born joined at the abdomen are taking ...

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Second Ebola case confirmed, Dallas health care worker tests positive

Second Ebola case confirmed, Dallas health care worker tests positive

Joe Raedle/Getty Images A health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola. A health care worker who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with Ebola, ...

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