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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

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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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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)

Liberian Official: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Above The Control Of The National Government’

A Liberian health official says the Ebola outbreak is now above the control of its government.

07/31/2014

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)

Charlotte Church Prays For American Fighting Ebola Virus As Charity Begins Evacuations

Nancy Writebol of Charlotte is one of 2 American missionaries who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia.

07/29/2014

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)

‘It’s Grim News': Two American Aid Workers Test Positive For Ebola

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.

07/28/2014

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

American Doctor In Africa Gets Treatment For Ebola

A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

07/27/2014

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