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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/15/2014

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Banking Report: Cost Of Ebola Could Top $32 Billion

The economic impact of the Ebola epidemic could reach $32.6 billion by the end of next year if the disease ravaging Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone spreads to neighboring countries in West Africa, the World Bank Group said Wednesday.

10/08/2014

Staff of 'Doctors without Borders' carry the body of a person killed by viral hemorrhagic fever, at a center for victims of the Ebola virus in Guinea.  (Photo by SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Health Officials: West Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 1.4 Million People

They laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa: warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January; or peak well below that, if efforts to control the outbreak are ramped up.

09/23/2014

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FDA Warns Doctors Of Fake, Contaminated Medicines In US

U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.

09/23/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Study: Depression Second Leading Cause Of Disability In The World

A new study coordinated by the World Health Organization indicates that depression is now the second leading cause of disability in the world.

11/07/2013

About 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. When their wife or girlfriend was included, that figure rose to about a quarter. (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 1 In 10 Men In Asia Admit To Having Raped

About 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. When their wife or girlfriend was included, that figure rose to about a quarter.

09/10/2013

The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images).

Study: New Bird Flu Capable Of Spreading Between Humans

The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans.

05/24/2013

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