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Mexico turns away cruise ship carrying Texas health worker

Lindsey Bever, Fred Barbash and Elahe Izadi | The Washington Post - October 19, 2014

https://twitter.com/EricLupher7News/status/523170686358286336/photo/1 The cruise ship carrying a Texas health-care worker who "may have" handled lab specimens from Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is headed back to the…

Costa Rican health officials rule out suspected case of Ebola
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Costa Rican health officials rule out suspected case of Ebola

L. Arias - October 16, 2014

Doctors at the Tomás Casas Hospital in Costa Rica’s southern region on Wednesday evening dismissed rumors of an alleged case of Ebola at their medical facility as false.…

Storyline: Ebola is actually difficult to get
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Ebola
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Storyline: Ebola is actually difficult to get

Todd C. Frankel | The Washington Post - October 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A mild fever was the first sign that the nurse in Dallas was infected in Ebola. She started feeling ill last Friday. It was alarming…

Costa Rica’s Border Police prepare for possible Ebola cases in Southern Zone
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Costa Rica’s Border Police prepare for possible Ebola cases in Southern Zone

Zach Dyer - October 10, 2014

Amid news of the first case of Ebola in the United States and a recent jump in the number of migrants entering Costa Rica illegally, National Police have activated…

First Ebola patient diagnosed in US dies from virus
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First Ebola patient diagnosed in US dies from virus

Kelly Gilblom, Caroline Chen and Harry R. Weber | Bloomberg - October 8, 2014

NEW YORK — Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died from the virus Wednesday while in isolation at a Dallas…

Health officials in Costa Rica react to first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States
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Health officials in Costa Rica react to first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States

L. Arias - October 2, 2014

Directors of 10 public hospitals in Costa Rica's Social Security System, or Caja, on Wednesday said they are implementing preventive measures to detect and, if necessary, handle possible cases of the…

El Salvador quarantines 2 nuns as Ebola precaution
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El Salvador quarantines 2 nuns as Ebola precaution

AFP - October 2, 2014

SAN SALVADOR – As a precaution against Ebola, El Salvador has quarantined two nuns who arrived in the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Health Minister Violeta…

First case of Ebola diagnosed in US, health officials say
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First case of Ebola diagnosed in US, health officials say

AFP - September 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus, a man who became infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas,…

UN confronts deadly Ebola epidemic
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UN confronts deadly Ebola epidemic

Carole Landry | AFP - September 25, 2014

UNITED NATIONS – World leaders gathered at the United Nations heard dire warnings and desperate pleas for assistance Thursday as the deadly Ebola virus forced Sierra Leone to…

‘It’s despair on all fronts,’ says Ebola aid worker
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‘It’s despair on all fronts,’ says Ebola aid worker

Brady Dennis | The Washington Post - September 16, 2014

For Lance Plyler and the other health workers treating Ebola patients at the small missionary hospital in Liberia, exhaustion came in many forms. The physical demands of…