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Ebola

Doctors at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and representatives from SIM speak to members of the media at the UNMC about the arrival of Ebola patient Rick Sacra on Sept. 5, 2014 in Omaha, Neb. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Doctor Infected With Ebola Making Progress, But ‘Too Early To Say He Has Turned A Corner’

The Nebraska doctors treating the man who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia said Sunday that he is making progress, but it’s not yet clear if he will recover.

09/08/2014

A staff member of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse prepares to treat the entrance to a hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

No Decision Yet On Where New Ebola Patient Will Go

The doctor who oversaw treatment of two American missionaries who contracted the Ebola virus in west Africa said he doesn’t know if a third sick American will be coming to his Atlanta hospital.

09/03/2014

Dr. Kent Brantly speaks during a press conference. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Ebola Survivor: ‘I Felt Like I Was About To Die’

A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is “very close” to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in “tearful prayer” for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.

09/02/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Missionary Visits Ebola-Stricken Wife In Hospital

An American missionary has been released from quarantine and has visited his wife, who is being treated for the deadly Ebola virus.

08/18/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Ebola Puts Focus On Drugs Made In Tobacco Plants

It’s an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories.

08/15/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Husband Of Woman Who Contracted Ebola: ‘This Is Something That God Has Given Us In Our Lives’

David Writebol and his wife Nancy expected to enter a world of poverty, pain and suffering when they left home last year for missionary work in Liberia. They accepted the risks, having faith that God would ensure their safety.

08/14/2014

Officials from the World Health Organization wear protective clothing. (credit: ISAAC KASAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Ebola Check Means Quarantine Of Missionaries

Missionaries returning to the United States after working with patients infected with Ebola will be put in quarantine and monitored, health officials said Sunday.

08/10/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Son: Mother’s Ebola Should Spark Push For Cure

Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn’t looking to abandon her overseas work.

08/04/2014

A staff member of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse prepares to treat the entrance to a hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctor: ‘It Could Be Helpful For The Government To Have Powers To Isolate, Quarantine People’ Infected With Ebola

The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone’s capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.

08/01/2014

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