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Ebola Death in US Triggers Nation-wide Alert; World Wakes up to Outbreak Possibility

Soon after the news of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States on Wednesday reached the public, creating nationwide alert about the impending spread of the disease, with an incubation period from time of infection to symptoms varying between 2 to 21 days. America’s five busiest airports — New York’s JFK, ...

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Ebola in India: 112 Indians from Virus-Affected Country Returning Home; Is India Ready to Handle it?

Amid report that a man suspected to have contracted with the Ebola virus was quarantined at a hospital in Mumbai, 112 Indians, who were evacuated by the Indian embassy from the virus-affected Liberia, will land in India on Tuesday. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) spokesperson said that seven flights – Ethiopian Airline, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Jet Airways and ...

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Liberian Doctor Dies Despite Experimental ZMapp Drug

Liberian doctor Abrahim Borbor, who contracted the Ebola virus and was given an experimental drug has died on Sunday evening, informed the Elwa Ebola Facility in Monrovia, Liberia on Monday. Dr. Abrahim Borbor was given ZMapp, but proved futile though it worked two Americans who had contracted Ebola and brought to an American hospital. Meantime, two people in Gera tested ...

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Ebola Outbreak: American Doctor Cured, Released Today from Atlanta Hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the two American doctors who contracted the Ebola virus while working in the West African country of Liberia and transported back home in serious condition last month has recovered and was released from an Atlanta hospital today. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, was discharged Tuesday. Alison Geist, spokeswoman of the Samaritan’s Purse, confirmed that ...

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