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Volunteers in protective suit carry for burial the body of a person who died from Ebola in Waterloo, some 30 kilometers southeast of Freetown, on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Stewart Deploying 32 Soldiers To Fight Ebola

The Army says 32 soldiers based in southeast Georgia are scheduled to deploy next month to help West Africa fight the Ebola outbreak.

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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)

CDC Releases New Guidelines For Health Workers Treating Ebola Patients

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

10/21/2014

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)

Urgent-Care Clinics Not Equipped To Treat Ebola

When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn’t rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.

10/20/2014

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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

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)

Therapist: We Could See People With ‘Hypochondria Or Paranoia Take Extreme Precautionary Measures’ Over Ebola

Despite there only being two confirmed cases of Ebola inside the United States, fear has been spreading across the nation.

10/14/2014

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)

WHO Warning There Could Be Up To 10,000 New Ebola Cases Weekly

The World Health Organization is projecting up to 10,000 new Ebola cases weekly by the end of November.

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 Director: ‘The Enemy Here Is Ebola’

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the U.S. must “rethink” its approach to handling Ebola infections after a Dallas hospital worker contracted the deadly disease.

10/13/2014

An airport worker wears a protective face mask in the arrivals area of the Los Angeles International Airport as the U.S. announced increased passenger screenings against the Ebola virus on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: We Can’t Get Ebola Risk To Zero No Matter How Many Airport Screening Procedures Are Put In Place

Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York’s Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort meant to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/13/2014

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Doctor: Enterovirus ‘Is More Close To Home Than Ebola’

Dr. Stephen S. Morse, a professor of epidemiology for the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, said that Ebola isn’t something that Americans should be extremely fearful of due to the location of the disease outbreak and the stricter travel regulations begin enforced.

10/09/2014

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