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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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  • 4 days, 1 hour 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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  • 4 days, 2 hours 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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  • 4 days, 9 hours 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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  • 4 days, 20 hours 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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  • 4 days, 20 hours 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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  • 4 days, 21 hours 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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  • 4 days, 22 hours 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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  • 4 days, 23 hours 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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  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
News

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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  • 5 days, 2 hours 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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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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  • 5 days, 20 hours 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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  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
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Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearDispelling myths about Ebola
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  • 5 days, 23 hours 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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Novant offering new way to get healthcare

Novant offering new way to get healthcareNovant offering new way to get healthcare
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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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  • 6 days, 9 hours 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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  • 6 days, 20 hours 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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  • 6 days, 22 hours 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 ago
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TX situation could change how local hospitals handle Ebola

TX situation could change how local hospitals handle EbolaHospitals could change protocol depending on how a Texas health care worker contracted Ebola.
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  • 1 week ago
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Raising awareness about mammograms

Raising awareness about mammogramsRaising awareness about mammograms
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Woman had 3-inch-long leech in her nose for over a month

Woman had 3-inch-long leech in her nose for over a monthWoman had 3-inch-long leech in her nose for over a month
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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U.S. lacks a single standard for Ebola response

U.S. lacks a single standard for Ebola responseLarry Copeland
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Michigan toddler dies from enterovirus D68

Michigan toddler dies from enterovirus D68A 21-month-old girl died Friday of enterovirus D68 that has caused severe respiratory illness across the country, state health officials said Saturday.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Ebola virus disease FAQ

Ebola virus disease FAQThe CDC confirmed on September 30, 2014,through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas from West Africa.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago