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Obama to send 3,000 troops to Liberia in ebola fight

The United States is ready to take leadership for a global response to the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa, President Barack Obama said Tuesday,
September 17, 2014

US ebola patient to leave hospital

One of two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus is leaving an Atlanta hospital.
August 21, 2014

WHO: Ebola unlikely to spread on airplanes

The World Health Organization says it does not recommend a ban on air travel to and from Ebola affected countries in West Africa. The U.N. health agency says the risk of spread of the deadly disease in an airplane is extremely low.
August 15, 2014

Greece reports first West Nile virus case this year

An elderly man was infected with the West Nile virus in the wider Athens region, Greek authorities reported on Wednesday.
August 13, 2014

Ebola grips West Africa

Liberia's president is reassuring the country's healthcare workers that more resources for the battle against Ebola are on the way.
August 10, 2014

Greek suspected of carrying Ebola tests negative: ministry

A Greek man who was suspected of carrying the Ebola virus has instead tested positive for malaria, the health ministry said on Friday.
eNCA: August 8, 2014

Nigeria confirms 5 new ebola cases

Nigerian officials have confirmed five new cases of Ebola in Lagos and a second death from the disease.
August 6, 2014

Top secret serum likely saved U.S. Ebola patients

Dr. Kent Brantly's condition dramatically improved after he received the medication, a source says. After two doses, Nancy Writebol showed significant improvement.
CNN: August 4, 2014

Sierra Leone declares emergency to combat ebola

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has declared a state of emergency to help the country deal with the worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus.
July 31, 2014

West Africa battles worst ever ebola outbreak

The rapidly spreading Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.
July 29, 2014