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Ebola Mappers Track Epidemic in Real Time

A team in Boston is combing through news reports, tweets and Facebook posts to anticipate Ebola's next move.






Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:27:20 GMT
How Will Troops Spend 21 Days in Ebola Quarantine?

Couches, televisions, a pool table and foosball games have been set up at Smith Barracks in rural Germany for troops returning from West Africa.






Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:11:41 GMT
Mali Confirms New Ebola Case

Mali's five confirmed Ebola deaths are linked to a 70-year-old imam who was brought to the capital Bamako, from Guinea.






Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:44:56 GMT
New Ebola Vaccine Trial Starts in Baltimore

This is part of a flurry of efforts to kick-start stalled Ebola vaccine trials in the hope of using some soon to fight the epidemic in West Africa.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:23:54 GMT
Ebola Epidemic Not Even Close to Over, UN Officials Say

There may be signs of hope in Liberia, but the Ebola epidemic is getting worse, and it will to take a lot more work to control it, UN officials say.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:20:48 GMT
Violence Against Women 'Unacceptably High,' Experts Say

Rates of violence against women remain unacceptably high around the world and countries are doing far too little to stop it, experts argue.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:37:26 GMT
TODAY's Geist and Daly Undergo Live Testicular Exams

The TODAY hosts had the exams live on national television to help raise awareness about the disease.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:19:17 GMT
WHO Reports Plague Outbreak in Madagascar

Plague is spreading in many parts of Madagascar, the World Health Organization says, and a weak health care system means it may spread farther.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:01:44 GMT
The Hidden Downsides of a Gluten-Free Diet

A new Consumer Reports article finds gluten-free foods are more expensive and caloric.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:17:48 GMT
'Zoning Out Really Bad': Narcolepsy Video Goes Viral

As Sarah Wheaton stands in front of the camera, her legs buckle and she falls to the floor. Soon, her head sinks into her chest as she slips into a nap.






Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:04:05 GMT
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