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Video Survivor's Blood Used in Ebola Treatment

Survivors may have high levels of antibodies in their blood that can help fight the Ebola virus in new patients. More

FILE - European Union flags are seen outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Sept. 10, 2014.

Europe Vows to Step Up Aid for Ebola Crisis

Foreign ministers call for more money, more coordination and more health workers on the ground, consider pledging goal of $1.27B when they meet later this week More

Ebola Orphanage Opens in Sierra Leone

Multimedia Ebola Orphanage Opens in Sierra Leone

New interim care center aimed at helping growing number of children affected by deadly disease More

Health workers bury the body of a woman who is suspected of having died of the Ebola virus in Bomi county, on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two other badly hit countries were already weakened by years of war. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

CPJ: Ebola Triggers Media Restrictions

Media group says censorship can cost lives More

Health workers in protective suits transport a mock patient to a quarantine ward during a drill to demonstrate procedures for handling Ebola victims at a hospital in Guangzhou, China Oct. 16, 2014.

China Working to Prevent Ebola at Home, Providing Aid to Africa

With thousands of Chinese working in Ebola-hit African countries, China steps up screening at entry points and educates health workers around the country More


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Official says it’s unrealistic to expect every hospital in US to be able to care for Ebola patients but calls for increased vigilance
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Meanwhile, Fidel Castro, the former leader of Cuba, says the Caribbean island nation will 'gladly cooperate' with the US in the fight against Ebola in West Africa
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Simulated 6.7-magnitude earthquake was the same strength as the deadly quake that shook the Los Angeles suburb of Northridge 20 years ago
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Video US Ebola Fears Spread Faster Than Virus

Once three cases of Ebola were diagnosed in the US - a Liberian man died of the disease, two of his caregivers contracted the disease -- fears reached a crescendo
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Obama: Do Not Give in to Ebola 'Hysteria'

WHO says more than 4,500 people have died so far in Ebola outbreak; all but nine of those deaths have occurred in West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
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Video Obama Battles Political Fallout of Ebola

One fatality from Ebola on US soil, two additional cases, accusations president has not done enough to protect Americans pose political challenge as elections loom
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VOA Documentary

Our documentary series examines the impact of the stigma of AIDS in several communities around the world. Hosted by Elton John, it premiered at the 20th International AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

Our documentary series examines the impact of the stigma of AIDS in several communities around the world. Hosted by Elton John, it premiered at the 20th International AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne, Australia.