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This undated colorized transmission electron micrograph image made available by the CDC shows an Ebola virus virion. (Frederick Murphy/CDC via AP)

Anti-Ebola Compounds Show Promise

Researchers in US and Serbia conduct joint study More

Video Somalia Listed as Worst Country for Maternal Health

Ranking based on statistics for condition of mothers, child mortality, education and women’s income in Somalia More

A woman smiles as she celebrates Liberia being an Ebola-free nation in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, May 9, 2015. Liberia is now free of Ebola after going 42 days — twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease — without any new cases, the World Health Organization announced on Saturday.(AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh)

MSF Reflects On Ebola Outbreak

Medical aid group says survivors suffer many after effects that need attention More

Map showing Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Benin

Niger Meningitis Outbreak Worsens

MSF says no vaccine available, early treatment a must More

FILE - Sudan targets eight million children in vaccination campaign against measles.

In Sudan, Aid Groups Struggle With Massive Measles Outbreak

UN leading effort to vaccinate 8 million children under age 5 against the sometimes fatal disease, which so far has claimed 27 child lives More


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Study Links HIV to Eye Disease

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Report: Ebola Survivors Can Transmit Virus Through Sex

Liberian woman's death prompts CDC to recommend that male Ebola survivors avoid unprotected sex indefinitely
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Liberia Burials Key in Ebola Fight

Red Cross returns responsibility for burials to Ministry of Health
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PEPFAR: Young Women Bear HIV Burden

Head of President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Ambassador Deborah Birx, says complacency threatens efforts to end epidemic
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Study: Give ARVs After Male Circumcision

Procedure raises infection risk for female partners in early post operation weeks
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Video Gains Being Made Against Malaria

On eve of World Malaria Day, World Health Organization reports deaths from malaria in past 10 years have been cut by 47 percent worldwide, even more - 54 percent - in sub-Saharan Africa
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