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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Vets Issue Advice On Pets That May Have Ebola

Pets that have been in close contact with Ebola-infected people should be quarantined and — if they test positive — euthanized, according to new guidance issued Wednesday by a veterinarians’ group.

11/12/2014

Kaci Hickox walks outside of her home to give a statement to the media on October 31, 2014 in Fort Kent, Maine. After returning from Sierra Leone where she worked with Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola patients, nurse Hickox publicly challenged a quarantine order by the state of Maine. She has twice tested negative for Ebola and says she will lead a normal life unless she feels ill. Hickox and her boyfriend, both staying in Fort Kent, headed out for a bike ride yesterday morning followed by the media and State Police. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Ebola Nurse To Be Advocate For Health Workers

A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said she will continue speaking out on behalf of public health workers.

11/10/2014

Amber Vinson says she checked with officials before flying from Dallas to Cleveland and back. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Dallas Nurse Who Caught Ebola: ‘I’m Not Careless’

Amber Vinson says she checked with officials before flying from Dallas to Cleveland and back.

11/06/2014

File photo of planes. (Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

Stepped Up Ebola Screening Starts At 4 US Airports

Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/15/2014

File photo of a cigarette. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Study: Smoking Causes 14 Million Medical Conditions In US Yearly

Smoking causes about 14 million major medical conditions to adults in the US every year, a new study finds.

10/14/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Rapid Response Team For Any New Ebola Cases

The government will send a rapid response team to any hospital in the country that diagnoses another Ebola patient, to make sure the local health workers can provide care safely.

10/14/2014

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Additional Ebola Screening To Start At 5 U.S. Airports

Hartsfield-Jackson will be joined by New York’s JFK, Newark, Washington Dulles and Chicago in adding an extra layer of screening for passengers arriving from West Africa.

10/08/2014

CDC: US Suicide Rate Hits 25-Year High (Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

CDC: US Suicide Rate Hits 25-Year High

Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.

10/08/2014

Health officials traces a Salmonella outbreak that sickened over 500 people to peanut butter produced by the Peanut Corporation of American in Blakely, Ga. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial

Parnell brothers convicted on charges related to falsified lab results, an employee was convicted of obstruction of justice.

09/19/2014

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