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at 04:31 on August 22, 2014, EDT.

US Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers and aid for African countries fighting outbreak

ATLANTA - As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus.


at 17:46 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Alberta opposition wants probe into reports of deaths of care-home patients

RED DEER, Alta. - The Alberta government is confirming that five people who were moved out of a Red Deer care home for the mentally and physically disabled have died.


at 17:20 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Questions and answers about the care and recovery of 2 American Ebola patients

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment in a special isolation unit.


at 16:58 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Best polio vaccine? Oral and injectable, used in tandem, new study says

TORONTO - For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to finish the job of eradicating polio. Now a new study offers an answer: both.


at 16:48 on August 21, 2014, EDT.

Nova Scotia sets May deadline for paper mill to fix emissions problems

HALIFAX - A paper mill in Nova Scotia that has been spewing emissions above legal limits has nine months to meet those environmental standards or it will be forced to close, Premier Stephen McNeil said Thursday.


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