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Minnesota Health Department Epidemiologist Pam Talley listens to question from Alfred Babington-Smith after she made a presentation to those attending the memorial service Sunday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2014, at Cross of Glory Lutheran Church in Brooklyn Center, Minn.   The Liberian community in the area hosted a memorial service for Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who had the first Ebola infection to be diagnosed in the United States.  (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jeff Wheeler)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in DallasEbola fear eases as monitoring ends for some in Dallas; officials ready new health protocols
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, as the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the response to the Ebola outbreak and whether America's hospitals and health care workers are adequately prepared for Ebola patients.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps teamCDC to update protocols for treating Ebola patients, Pentagon readies team to aid US doctors
The Associated Press12 hours ago
An unidentified mother gets ready to take a picture of her daughter in front of the Carlos III Hospital, where Ebola patient Teresa Romero is receiving treatment, in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test h as shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus. A blood test has revealed that Teresa Romero's immune system has eliminated the virus from her body, according to a statement released by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's office late Sunday. Romero, 44, had treated two patients who died of Ebola at Carlos III hospital. The first, Miguel Pajares, contracted the disease in Liberia and died on Aug. 12 despite having been treated with the experimental drug ZMapp. The second was Manuel Garcia Viejo who died, aged 69, on Sept. 25. (AP Photo/Gabriel Pecot)
Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test showsSpain nursing assistant who was first to get Ebola outside of Africa beats disease, test shows
The Associated Press12 hours ago
New military medical team to help with Ebola in USNew military medical team readying to help health officials in event of more Ebola cases in US
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE- In this Oct. 17, 2014, file photo, airport physician Dr. Bargain, right, demonstrates the use of a thermometer on an actor during a visit for members of the media to highlight measures to screen passengers for the Ebola virus, at the Charles de Gaulle airport, north of Paris. France’s government announced Friday it is strengthening its anti-Ebola efforts, even as it confirmed that no cases of Ebola have been detected in France. Beginning Saturday, temperature checks for passengers arriving in Paris from the Guinean capital of Conakry. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Belgium's main airport to begin Ebola screeningBelgium's Brussels Airport to begin screening passengers arriving from Ebola-stricken zone
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE : In this Saturday, Oct. 18, file photo a burial team in protective gear bury the body of a woman suspected to have died from Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia. 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. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)
Ebola: Africa's image takes a hitEbola perceptions: Disease ravages small part of Africa, but whole continent seen as affected
The Associated Press18 hours ago
UK nurse back in Sierra Leone after Ebola recoveryBritish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone returns to work in the country
The Associated Press18 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, talk during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag,  in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
German minister: EU should consider Ebola missionGerman foreign minister: EU should consider sending civilian mission to help fight Ebola
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Spain gives US go-ahead to use bases against EbolaSpain gives the US approval to use 2 southern bases to combat Ebola outbreak in West Africa
The Associated Press21 hours ago
This Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Dallas, photographs shows an excerpt from a Texas Department of State Health Services document that healthcare workers with possible exposure to Ebola are being asked to sign. The document is signed by David L. Lakey, M.D., Commissioner, TDSHS. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Ebola monitoring inconsistent as virus spreadEbola monitoring inconsistent as virus spread, contributing to bungled response
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This 2011 file photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., at a wedding in Ghana. Duncan's records show that for days after he was admitted for Ebola, his caregivers were vulnerable to the deadly virus. (AP Photo/Wilmot Chayee, File)
Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospitalEbola patient's medical records a window into span of exposure to hospital's workers
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, a  medical worker sprays people being discharged from the Island Clinic Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
WHO won't discuss Ebola mistakes documentWHO won't discuss Ebola draft document that admitted mistakes until review is completed
The Associated Press1 day ago
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