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Fort Bliss Soldiers To Deploy For Ebola Mission

About 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed to West Africa.

10/25/2014

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Ebola Patient Released From Atlanta Hospital

An Ebola patient who received treatment in Atlanta since early September was released, hospital officials said Monday.

10/20/2014

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Health Officials Urge Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”

10/13/2014

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Liberian Doctors To Get Experimental Ebola Drug

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.

08/11/2014

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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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North Texas Woman Sees No Silver Lining To Silver Fillings

Millions of Americans have what was once called “silver” fillings. They’re known to contain mercury. While countries like Denmark, Norway and Sweden have banned the fillings, dentists in the United States continue to use them. But one North Texas woman is hoping to change federal policy by telling her story to the Federal Food and Drug Administration.

07/06/2011