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Health workers take off their protective suits after finishing disinfecting areas at the Pita hospital on Aug. 25, 2014. (credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: 5 Million People Could Die From Ebola Outbreak

An Ebola expert is predicting that 5 million people could die from the deadly disease.

09/17/2014

A picture taken on Aug. 25, 2014 in Monrovia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Dogs Eating Dead Bodies Of Ebola Victims On Liberian Streets

Dogs in one community in Liberia are reportedly eating the remains of dead Ebola victims lying on the streets.

08/27/2014

Dr. Kent Brantley hugs Dr. Alexander Isakov  upon Brantley's release from Emory Hospital, where he and another medical missionary were treated for the Ebola virus infection they contracted in Liberia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

American Ebola Doctor: ‘I Am Thrilled To Be Alive’

Dr. Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary, Nancy Writebol, are expected to make full recoveries after treatment for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital.

08/21/2014

A girl suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus has her temperature checked at the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 16, 2014. (credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

WHO: Ebola Outbreak In West Africa Has Killed More Than 1,200 People

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,200 people since it began in December 2013, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

08/19/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

WHO: Ebola Death Toll May ‘Vastly Underestimate The Magnitude Of The Outbreak’

The World Health Organization says beds in Ebola treatment centers in West Africa are filling up faster than they can be provided.

08/15/2014

A photo taken on Aug. 6, 2014 shows an Ebola information poster displayed in a street of Monrovia, Liberia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Liberia To Receive Doses Of Experimental Ebola Drug To Give To Sick Doctors

Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a spiraling outbreak.

08/12/2014

One of the isolation rooms where Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are being treated. (Jack Kearse/Emory University via Getty Images)

American Ebola Patients Improving

Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are being treated in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital.

08/08/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Tuskegee Students Stuck In Liberia Due To Ebola

A half-dozen Tuskegee University students stuck in Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak won’t be returning to the United States for nearly two more weeks.

08/06/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian Health Authorities: We Did Not Immediately Quarantine Sick Airline Passenger Who Died Of Ebola

Nigerian health authorities acknowledged Tuesday that they did not immediately quarantine a sick airline passenger who later died of Ebola, announcing that eight health workers who had direct contact with him were now in isolation with symptoms of the disease.

08/06/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctor: Ebola Outbreak Is ‘Spinning Out Of Control’

The doctor who treated a man who flew to Nigeria and died of Ebola now has contracted the disease, authorities said Monday, presenting a dire challenge to Africa’s most populous nation as the regional toll for the outbreak grew to 887 dead.

08/05/2014

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