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UN: World Eating Too Much SugarNew guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone's sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day — an amount that could be exceeded with a single can of soda.
WHO: True Ebola Death Toll Could Be Nearing 15,000The World Health Organization believes the true death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could be nearing 15,000.
Hospital Releases Ebola Patient Who's Been Treated Since Early SeptemberAn Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released, hospital officials said Monday.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Therapist: We Could See People With 'Hypochondria Or Paranoia Take Extreme Precautionary Measures' Over EbolaDespite there only being two confirmed cases of Ebola inside the United States, fear has been spreading across the nation.
Report: Bodies Of Ebola Victims Left In Sierra Leone Streets Due To Strike By Burial TeamsThe Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation says bodies of Ebola victims have been left in the streets because of a strike by burial teams, who complain they have not been paid.
US Troops Break Ground For Field Hospital In Liberia To Battle EbolaU.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease.
Poll: 39 Percent Of Americans Fear Large Ebola Outbreak In The Next YearNearly four-in-ten (39 percent) U.S. adults are concerned that there will be a large outbreak of the Ebola virus, and more than one-quarter (26 percent) are concerned that they or someone in their immediate family may get sick with Ebola in the next year.
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.
Liberia To Receive Doses Of Experimental Ebola Drug To Give To Sick DoctorsLiberia 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.
Spain Obtains Scarce Experimental Ebola Drug To Treat Missionary PriestIn a development that raises a host of ethical issues, Spain announced it had obtained a scarce U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug to treat a Spanish missionary priest infected with the killer virus.
WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak To Be International Public Health EmergencyThe World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.
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