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Experimental Ebola Drug Heals all Monkeys in Study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made. The monkeys were given the drug, ZMapp, three to five days after they were infected with the virus and when most were showing symptoms. That is several days later than any other experimental Ebola treatment tested so far...



  • A scientist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone began receiving treatment Wednesday in a Hamburg hospital after being flown overnight to Germany. 3rd Doctor Dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

    A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe...

  • During a training session participants listen as they stand over a mannequin on a stretcher during a training course to instruct non-governmental organisation (NGO) workers and doctors on how to deal with the Ebola virus in Brussels on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Ebola Has 'Upper Hand' Says US Health Official

    Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries...

  • The Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix is seen Wednesday May 28, 2014. IG: Shoddy Care by VA Didn't Cause Phoenix Deaths

    Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix...

  • Mayo Offers At-Home Colonoscopy Alternative

    It's the test no one wants but everyone needs, at least until now. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic will be the first to offer the Cologuard test, which they say is a new alternative to getting a colonoscopy. Basically, patients taking the Cologuard test would collect their own stool samples and mail them in for analysis...  

  • People stand in line at the Roberts International Airport as they leave Liberia with fear of the Ebola virus spreading in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Liberian Ministers who Defied Ebola Order are Fired

    Liberia's president has fired all Cabinet ministers and other top officials who defied her order to return to the country as it struggles with an unprecedented Ebola outbreak. A statement from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's office late Monday did not say how many officials or which ones had been fired...









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