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Oct 23, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Two experts on medical ethics address the most pressing Ebola ethical questions, from performing CPR to the use of medical placebos.
Oct 22, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The rate of Ebola cases in a part of Liberia where one rubber tree plantation operates is far lower than in other parts of the country.
Oct 21, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
There aren’t any robots prepared to tackle an immediate Ebola crisis, even though autonomous machines would be immensely valuable.
Oct 17, 2014 03:09 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A look at guidelines concerning protective gear finds that there is a lot up to interpretation. Continue reading →
Oct 16, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Cutting down trees isn't just bad for the climate. It also can facilitate the spread of deadly diseases. Continue reading →
Oct 16, 2014 03:30 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
A look at why one Ebola outbreak was contained, while the other spiraled out of control.
Oct 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Even in the face of a disease like Ebola, people value freedom and convenience over the public good.
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