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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)

Study: Ebola May Live On Hospital Surfaces For Days

The Ebola virus may live on hospital surfaces for up to two weeks, a new study finds.

05/06/2015

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Measles: “You Can Give It To Someone 4 Days Before You Know You Have It”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes measles as “a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, […]

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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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