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CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations

Updated: 12:10 PM - Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days.

Clinic in a Can helping with Ebola crisis

Updated: 10/21/2014 - Clinic in a Can is building eight special Ebola treatment clinics. They hope to ship them to Liberia to help get the Ebola crisis under control.
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Contacts of first Dallas Ebola patient count down to all clear

Posted: 10/19/2014 - All of the 48 people who had contact with the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States will no longer have to be monitored for the virus at the end of the day today, the Dallas official spearheading the county response said.

Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill

Posted: 10/18/2014 - The largest U.S. gay-rights organization has endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and is calling on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.

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