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New doctors site rates for experience, quality

New doctors site rates for experience, qualityNew doctors site rates for experience, quality
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  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
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Sick passenger prompts Ebola scare at Charlotte Douglas

Sick passenger prompts Ebola scare at Charlotte DouglasA sick woman on a plane leaving from Charlotte Douglas Airport prompted the City's Ebola-protocols Friday night.
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  • 1 week ago
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Hagan calls for Ebola travel ban

Hagan calls for Ebola travel banWith the race tied and just days to go before November 4th's Election Day, Senator Kay Hagan is now calling for a travel ban as part of the solution to the Ebola crisis.
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  • 1 week ago
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2 more people being tested for Salmonella in Gaston Co.

2 more people being tested for Salmonella in Gaston Co.Two more people who attended a church conference in Gaston County are being tested after developing symptoms of Salmonella.
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  • 1 week ago
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What an Ebola cleanup would look like in your home

What an Ebola cleanup would look like in your homeIf the Ebola virus spreads to the greater Charlotte area and requires the decontamination of a home, apartment, business or airplane, a local biohazard specialist says his team is ready to handle the situation if they are called to help.
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  • 1 week ago
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Rabid bat removed from Hickory home

Rabid bat removed from Hickory homeA rabid bat was removed from a home in Hickory on Wednesday.
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  • 1 week ago
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NC drugmaker gets FDA OK to test drug for Ebola

NC drugmaker gets FDA OK to test drug for EbolaNorth Carolina drugmaker plans to test its experimental antiviral drug in patients who have Ebola, after getting authorization from regulators at the Food and Drug Administration.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Ebola scare closes Pentagon parking lot

Ebola scare closes Pentagon parking lotEbola scare closes Pentagon parking lot
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Biden's son discharged from Navy Reserve

Biden's son discharged from Navy ReserveBiden's son discharged from Navy Reserve
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Nurse speaks out on hospital's lack of Ebola preparedness

Nurse speaks out on hospital's lack of Ebola preparednessIn an exclusive interview with NBC's Matt Lauer from Today, a Texas nurse spoke out about the lack of planning at the hospital where an Ebola patient died and two nurses contracted the virus.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Is South Carolina ready to handle an Ebola patient?

Is South Carolina ready to handle an Ebola patient?The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston is the first hospital in the Palmetto state to announce it will treat Ebola patients, if a case appears.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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CDC: Nurse may have had symptoms during flight

CDC: Nurse may have had symptoms during flightA spokesman for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says they have new information that shows Amber Vinson may have had symptoms of Ebola as early as Friday.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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CDC trucks raise questions in Hickory

CDC trucks raise questions in HickoryFour tractor trailer trucks from the Centers for Disease Control triggered concerns Thursday that there was something related to Ebola going on in Hickory.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Expert: Dallas hospital did things right - and wrong

Expert: Dallas hospital did things right - and wrongDoctors and nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas caring for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan did many things right, including donning proper equipment early, isolating the patient and meticulously disposing of soiled sheets and other waste
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Join our live chat #FactsNot Fear

Join our live chat #FactsNot FearWCNC - NBC Charlotte and Gannett stations across the country are hosting conversations about Ebola to provide facts and information while steering clear of panic.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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CDC, Dallas hospital feel heat as Ebola fears grow

CDC, Dallas hospital feel heat as Ebola fears growCDC, Dallas hospital feel heat as Ebola fears grow
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Orphans abandoned, shunned in Africa's Ebola crisis

Orphans abandoned, shunned in Africa's Ebola crisisOrphans abandoned, shunned in Africa's Ebola crisis
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Flu kills more than Ebola

Flu kills more than EbolaPublic health professionals are trying to tamp down fears on the part of a jittery public with facts.,
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Hundreds could have been exposed to Salmonella in Gaston

Hundreds could have been exposed to Salmonella in GastonThe outbreak in Gaston County has already made 55 people sick, but health officials say that number could grow.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearDispelling myths about Ebola
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Ebola patient flew on Frontier flight without symptoms

Ebola patient flew on Frontier flight without symptomsEbola patient flew on Frontier flight without symptoms
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Painkiller deaths drop for first time since 1999

Painkiller deaths drop for first time since 1999Painkiller deaths drop for first time since 1999
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Novant offering new way to get healthcare

Novant offering new way to get healthcareNovant offering new way to get healthcare
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Second Texas health-care worker tests positive for Ebola

Second Texas health-care worker tests positive for EbolaSecond Texas health-care worker tests positive for Ebola
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Nurses show how they prepare to treat Ebola patients

Nurses show how they prepare to treat Ebola patientsThere are strict precautions in place to treat someone with Ebola or any highly infectious deadly disease.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Novant in Charlotte now has Ebola unit

Novant in Charlotte now has Ebola unitNovant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in uptown Charlotte now has an entire unit dedicated to treating Ebola patients just in case the virus appears here.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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7 diagnosed with salmonella poisoning after church conference

7 diagnosed with salmonella poisoning after church conferenceGaston County health officials say there are seven confirmed cases of salmonella and other 50 suspected cases after a church conference at the beginning of the month in Bessemer City.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago