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at 18:37 on October 20, 2014, EDT.

Study: Without exit screening, 3 Ebola cases per month might fly out of West Africa

LONDON - A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month.


at 17:58 on October 20, 2014, EDT.

Ebola patient evacuated from Sierra Leone last month is free of virus, released from hospital

ATLANTA - An Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released, hospital officials said Monday.


at 17:50 on October 20, 2014, EDT.

Panic attacks over Ebola virus sprout up in strange spots in the U.S.

WASHINGTON - A middle-school principal in Mississippi is on leave from work this week because he recently set foot on the African continent.


at 17:48 on October 20, 2014, EDT.

Federal government launches anti-drug campaign without help from medical groups

OTTAWA - The federal government has kicked off a new anti-drug marketing campaign that was spurned by three of the country's top medical groups due to concerns it was politically motivated.


at 17:37 on October 20, 2014, EDT.

Ebola fear eases as monitoring ends for some in Dallas; officials ready new health protocols

DALLAS - The woman who checked Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan's vitals before calling him an ambulance beamed with pride Monday as she sent her children off to school for the first time in three weeks, with clearance from health officials tucked into their backpacks.


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