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Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly stands with his wife, Amber, during a news conference after being released from Emory University Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who was also infected with the Ebola virus, was released from the hospital Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreakUS Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers and aid for African countries fighting outbreak
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Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly looks on during a news conference after being released from Emory University Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who was also infected with the Ebola virus, was released from the hospital Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'US Ebola survivor thanks God, experimental drug and American doctors for saving his life
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2013, file photo, provided by Jeremy Writebol, his mother, Nancy Writebol, poses with children in Liberia. Nancy Writebol is one of two Americans working for a missionary group in Liberia who were infected with the Ebola virus, and who have been receiving treatment at Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta. Emory planned to hold a news conference Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, to discuss both patients' discharge. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jeremy Writebol)
Ebola: Care and recovery of 2 American aid workersQuestions and answers about the care and recovery of 2 American Ebola patients
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This April 7, 2014 file photo shows a Yemeni health worker giving a boy a polio vaccine during a house to house polio immunization campaign in Sanaa, Yemen. Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. But new research suggests trying a one-two punch where the disease is still a threat: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who’ve already gotten the drops boosted their immunity. World Health Organization officials say the combination strategy could help finally eradicate polio. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunityStudy suggests where polio remains a threat, 2 kinds of vaccine protect children better than 1
The Associated Press14 hours ago
New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effectOfficials finalize prescribing restrictions on the most-abused painkiller in the US
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FILE - This Jan. 25, 2010 file photo shows the State Department at the State Department in Washington. The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don’t look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun. Lawyers at the State Department have banned American ambassadors and other high-profile foreign service officers from participating in the ice-bucket challenge to raise money and awareness for Lou Gehrig’s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. In a cable sent this week to all U.S. diplomatic missions, the lawyers say it runs afoul of federal ethics rules barring officials from using public office for private gain “no matter how worthy the cause.” The unclassified cable, sent on Tuesday, was obtained by The Associated Press Thursday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
US diplomats barred from ice bucket challengeState Department bars high-ranking US diplomats from taking ice bucket challenge for charity
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken June 14, 2014, Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, left, campaigns for re-election with his father, former U.S. Sen. David Pryor, D-Ark., center, in Warren, Ark. Mark Pryor is reaching into his own medical history to explain his vote on the nation’s new health care law, telling Arkansans that his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced his vote. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fightPryor explains 'Obamacare' vote in new advertisement that highlights his fight against cancer
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Liberia security forces patrol in the West Point area, as the government clamps down on the movement of people to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new recordLiberia seals off slums as West Africa's caseload tops all previous Ebola outbreaks combined
The Associated Press1 day ago
Residents from an area close to the West Point Ebola center, protest as they are not allowed to enter the area leading to their homes, after Liberia security forces blocked roads, as the government clamps down on the movement of people to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents.(AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
Drug for Ebola-like virus promising in ill monkeysMonkey study: experimental drug promising for Ebola-related virus even after symptoms begin
The Associated Press1 day ago
Residents from an area close to the West Point Ebola center, protest as they are not allowed to enter the area leading to their homes, after Liberia security forces blocked roads, as the government clamps down on the movement of people to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents.(AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350World Health Organization: Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 1,350
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this undated handout photo provided by Medecins Sans Frontieres, Cokie van der Velde, a British sanitation specialist for Doctors Without Borders is seen in head-to-toe protective gear in Guekedou, Guinea. Normally, she spends her days in Yorkshire, tending to her garden and looking after her grandchildren. Van der Velde has worked on two previous Ebola outbreaks _ she gets paid a salary and stipend _ and says she does this kind of work because she believes in justice and equality. She said the need is overwhelming in this outbreak because of the heavy toll Ebola has taken on health workers; many of those sickened and killed have been doctors and nurses. That has sparked fear among many local staffers and led to strikes and resignations. (AP Photo/MSF)
Liberia president declares Ebola curfewLiberia's president declares curfew, quarantine of large slum amid mounting Ebola death toll
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