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  • Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

    Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. The first cases were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March 23 - before spreading to Sierra Leone, Liberia and elsewhere. Here's a look at what scientists have learned so far.

  • Enterovirus spreads to at least 22 states; respiratory illness hits children hardest

    A respiratory illness that has sent scores of children to emergency rooms and even intensive care units has shown up in 22 states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington.

  • Fresh graves point to undercount of Ebola toll

    While the Sierra Leone Health Ministry has confirmed 10 Ebola deaths, a Freetown cemetery said it had added 110 graves in eight days alone.

  • Southern states are now epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

    New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long that she wasn’t completely convinced she was positive. When she started getting sick in 2006, she decided to embrace her “ancestral roots” and accepted a job down South, where her mother was from.

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