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Aug 15, 2014 02:35 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The World Health Organization says the crisis has been vastly underestimated. Continue reading →
Aug 8, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The decision came after a rare, two-day closed-door session of the UN health body's emergency committee.
Aug 1, 2014 08:00 AM ET
As West African nations handle an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, Trace takes a look at preparedness in other nations and assesses the chances of the illness going terrifyingly global.
Aug 1, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Double-bubble tents, isolation transport units and impermeable clothing will all be used to protect against an Ebola virus escape.
Jul 28, 2014 07:30 AM ET // AFP
An American doctor and a U.S. missionary who had been battling West Africa's Ebola epidemic have fallen sick with the disease in Liberia.
Jul 25, 2014 11:30 AM ET // AFP
The death toll numbers are up from the deadly disease and the number of cases has surpassed 1,000.
Jul 11, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now running tests on six forgotten vials of smallpox recently discovered in an unsecured laboratory.
May 2, 2014 01:50 PM ET // AFP
Even though smallpox has been eradicated, the world's remaining stockpiles should not be destroyed, scientists said.
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