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In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 file photo, healthcare workers load a man suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus onto an ambulance in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Urges Safe Burials to Stem Ebola

The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me." Dr. Desmond Williams continues: "I want to give my family the permission to request a safe and dignified, medical burial for me."



  • St. Cloud Community Holds Ebola Preparedness Drill

    Emergency personnel in St. Cloud put on their protective gear Thursday for a community Ebola preparedness drill. "Tell me about what happened. What brings you in?" asked the doctor. The mock patient responded, "I'm having some abdominal pain and I spiked a fever this morning."...

  • Flu Outbreak Leads to Visitor Restrictions at Mayo Hospitals

    An effort to limit the spread of influenza has Mayo Clinic Health System clinics and hospitals restricting visits. The restrictions are for hospitals in Mankato, Fairmont, New Prague, Springfield, St. James and Waseca...

  • Photo:AP/Northwest Florida Daily News/Nick Tomecek St. Cloud Emergency Responders Conduct Ebola Training

    St. Cloud first responders are testing response times, communication and St. Cloud Hospital’s readiness as part of an Ebola preparedness drill Thursday. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, St. Cloud Police and Fire Departments, emergency medical services and hospital staff members all participated in the training...

  • St. Louis County Cracks Down on Day Care Smoking

    All licensed child care homes in St. Louis County will soon be completely smoke-free. Day care centers in the state are already smoke-free, but in-home day cares are not. The new rule goes into effect Jan. 1, 2015...

  • In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, a healthcare worker dons protective gear before entering an Ebola treatment center in the west of Freetown, Sierra Leone. 11th Sierra Leonean Doctor Dies from Ebola

    A health official in Sierra Leone says another of the country's doctors has died from Ebola. Dr. Brima Kargbo, the country's chief medical officer, confirmed Thursday that Dr. Victor Willoughby died earlier in the day. He had tested positive on Saturday...









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