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Join medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou every Wednesday night at 10 p.m. on 5 EYEWITNESS News. Dr. Georgiou reports on the latest medical and health care news.

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MNsure Board Approves Extra $3.16M for Consultants

Minnesota's health insurance exchange plans to pay another $3.16 million to get more work from a consulting firm that's helping to fix its troubled information technology system. MNsure awarded a $4.95 million contract this spring to Deloitte Consulting LLP for help in assessing problems with its system plus project management work...



  • Fist Bumps Less Germy than Handshakes, Study says

    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report. That's better than a high-five, which still passes along less than half the amount as a handshake...

  • In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014, Medical personnel inside a clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone. Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has closed some border crossings. Liberians in Minnesota Worry About Ebola Outbreak

    Members of Minnesota's sizeable Liberian community are worried about family members back home amid a recent Ebola outbreak that's killed hundreds. They're also raising funds to help stop the virus from spreading. Zubah Kpanaku is board chairman for the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota...

  • A man eats a burger at a McDonald's restaurant in Beijing Tuesday, July 22, 2014. China's food safety agency on Tuesday announced a nationwide inspection of processing factories and meat suppliers used by a company accused of selling expired beef. Meat Supplier: China Unit Fell Short of Standards

    A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards. The president of OSI Group, David G. McDonald, declined to give details of what the company has found at Shanghai Husi Food Co. A Shanghai TV station reported last week that Husi sold expired beef and chicken...

  • A man reads a newspaper on a Lagos, Nigeria, street with the headline Ebola Virus kills Liberian in Lagos, Saturday. An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation. Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday...

  • Man Killed by Ebola Virus was Set to Visit Family in Minn. Next Month

    An unthinkable loss for a Minnesota family is a warning for the rest of us. "I don't want all of this to be for nothing," said Decontee Sawyer, Patrick Sawyer's wife. "I have three girls who will never get to know their father." ...









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