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American Nurse With Ebola To Leave Liberia Tuesday

Liberian officials say an American woman sick with Ebola soon will leave the West African country and arrive in the United States early Tuesday.

08/03/2014

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US Doctor With Ebola In Atlanta For Treatment

An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa was able to walk from an ambulance into an Atlanta hospital Saturday after he arrived in the U.S. on a specially equipped plane, officials say.

08/02/2014

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CDC: Man Who Met First MERS Patient Now Has Virus

Health officials say an Illinois man has apparently picked up an infection from the only American diagnosed with a mysterious Middle East virus.

05/17/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Report: WHO Warns Of Drug-Resistant Threat  

The World Health Organization reports that drug-resistant bacteria have become a global problem.

05/01/2014

In the past decade, more than 40 percent of children who died from the flu were previously healthy children.  (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: More Than 40 Percent Of Child Flu Victims Were Healthy

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that almost half of the 830 children who died from the flu between 2004 and 2012 did not have a high-risk medical condition such as asthma or heart disease, and were otherwise healthy.

10/29/2013

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Study: Cats May Be Key To HIV Vaccine

A study finds the virus that causes AIDS in cats could contain proteins to help create a vaccine for the virus that causes AIDS in humans.

10/05/2013

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Report: Teen HPV Vaccination Rate Still Lagging

Disappointed health officials say only about half of teenage girls have gotten a controversial vaccine against cervical cancer — a rate that’s changed little in three years.

07/25/2013

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Study: Flu Virus Easily Spreads Through Coughs, Sneezes

A new study finds that nearly half the transmissions of influenza A from person-to-person are the result of infectious droplets attaching themselves to coughs and sneezes.

06/21/2013

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CDC: All Baby Boomers Should Get Tested For Hepatitis C

For the first time, the government is proposing that all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C.

05/19/2012

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