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Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas
DALLAS (AP) -- About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people in Dallas who had the disease, Texas health officials said Monday....
10/20/2014 11:06:33am
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EU seeks $1.27 billion in Ebola aid for W. Africa
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- The European Union committed itself Monday to step up efforts toward getting 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid to fight Ebola in West Africa and rejected the idea of halting direct flights coming from the region....
10/20/2014 12:32:10pm
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NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues
NEW YORK (AP) -- The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor....
10/20/2014 10:06:34am
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Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing
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 09:39:16am
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Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In Geneva, a top U.N. official warned against anti-African discrimination fueled by fears of Ebola. The disease has ravaged a small part of Africa, but the international image of the whole continent is increasingly under siege, reinforcing some old stereotypes....
10/19/2014 12:46:28pm
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APNewsBreak: Colorado seeks ban on most edible pot
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies, limiting legal sales of pot-infused food to lozenges and some liquids....
10/20/2014 01:39:40pm
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Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve....
10/20/2014 01:15:54pm
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Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare....
10/19/2014 01:06:44pm
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Lebanon imposes new measures against Ebola
BEIRUT (AP) -- Lebanon is imposing new measures to prevent the Ebola virus from reaching the Middle Eastern nation, the health minister said Monday....
10/20/2014 09:47:48am
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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
ATLANTA (AP) -- Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed....
10/19/2014 07:15:20pm
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