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A prestigious laboratory in Texas is under federal investigation after auditors issued a preliminary report saying it did not do enough to prevent the suffering of primates who were infected with a deadly virus for a study of the disease.
About 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed to West Africa.
An Ebola patient who received treatment in Atlanta since early September was released, hospital officials said Monday.
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.”
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.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
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.