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WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses could be ready in 2015; 5 more vaccines testing in March

LONDON - The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March....

posted: October 24,2014

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National Institutes of Health: Dallas nurse now free of Ebola, will be released from hospital

WASHINGTON - The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus....

Nova Scotia to ban use of electronic cigarettes in indoor public places

HALIFAX - The use of electronic cigarettes would be banned from use in indoor public places under new legislation in Nova Scotia....

Big hurdles if Ebola cases spur lawsuits; Texas caps payouts and shields ER doctors

DALLAS - In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas....

Mali authorities report 1st Ebola case as epidemic spreads in W. Africa

BAMAKO, Mali - Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadly virus that now has affected six countries in the region and left nearly 5,000 dead....

Proposed law would let kids with asthma keep their inhalers while in school

TORONTO - Children with asthma should be able to carry inhalers with them at all times, as long as they have permission from a doctor and a parent, the mother of a 12-year-old boy who died at school told Ontario legislators Thursday....

CDC details teams being put together to prepare for - and respond to - future Ebola cases

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The government's new federal Ebola response squads were getting their first test Thursday, dispatched to New York to help care for the city's first case, a doctor who had treated a patient with the disease in west Africa....

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