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Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoring
DALLAS (AP) -- Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas....
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EU seeking to create $1.27 billion Ebola fund
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the crisis....
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Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In Geneva, a top U.N. official warned against anti-African discrimination fueled by fears of Ebola. The disease has ravaged a small part of Africa, but the international image of the whole continent is increasingly under siege, reinforcing some old stereotypes....
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NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues
NEW YORK (AP) -- The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor....
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Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing
When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent-care clinic....
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Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve....
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Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare....
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Lebanon imposes new measures against Ebola
BEIRUT (AP) -- Lebanon is imposing new measures to prevent the Ebola virus from reaching the Middle Eastern nation, the health minister said Monday....
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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
ATLANTA (AP) -- Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed....
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New military medical team to help with Ebola in US
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States....
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