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Guinea's Red Cross health workers wearing protective suits prepare to carry the body of a victim of Ebola at the NGO Medecin sans frontieres Ebola treatment center near the hospital Donka in Conakry on Sept. 14, 2014. (credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Assign 3,000 US Military Personnel To West Africa To ‘Combat And Contain’ Ebola Outbreak

The Obama administration will assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa “to combat and contain” what senior administration officials call an “extraordinarily serious epidemic.”

09/16/2014

Members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated. (Credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: ‘It’s Gone Beyond An Ebola Crisis To A Humanitarian Crisis’

The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an infected traveler arrive.

09/15/2014

President Barack Obama talks to reporters at the end of the NATO Summit on Sept. 5, 2014 in Newport, Wales. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Obama Warns Ebola Virus Could Mutate If Outbreak Is Not Controlled

President Barack Obama warns that the Ebola virus could mutate if it is not controlled.

09/07/2014

Largest Liberian Newspaper: US Government Manufactured Ebola, AIDS Virus (credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Asks Congress For $30M For CDC To Help Contain Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

The White House on Friday sent Congress a request for $30 million to pay for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s efforts to help contain the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.

09/07/2014

President of Senegal Macky Sall participates in a session of the U.S.-Africa Business Forum titled, "Game Plan: Shaping The Future Of A Fast-Growing Continent," during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Aug. 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senegal President: Ebola Outbreak Is ‘A Threat Against Humanity’

The president of Senegal is warning that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a “threat against humanity.”

08/06/2014

Emory University Hospital. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Experimental Drug 2 US Aid Workers Infected With Ebola Are Getting Has Never Been Tested For Safety In Humans

Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military.

08/05/2014

Members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated. (Credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Looking Into Medevac Options To Bring 2 American Aid Workers Diagnosed With Ebola Back To US

U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

07/31/2014

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