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Family of Dallas nurse Vinson says she no longer showing Ebola: networks

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(Reuters) - The family of Amber Vinson, one of two Dallas nurses infected with Ebola, said tests were no longer able to detect the virus in her body, television networks reported on Wednesday.  

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Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

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William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital. 

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More research, regulation needed on energy drinks: study

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new review of the existing evidence suggests that energy drinks may represent a looming public health threat in Europe, especially for kids and young adults.  

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and journalists, as well as West African...(more) 

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Dog of Ebola-infected Texas nurse tests negative for virus

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DALLAS (Reuters) - The 1-year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse infected with Ebola has tested free of the virus and will remain in isolation for the remainder of his 21-day monitoring period, the city of Dallas said on Wednesday. "Bentley is doing great!...(more) 

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Florida governor's race a dead heat, poll shows

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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott and his challenger for re-election, former Governor Charlie Crist, are locked in a dead heat in their race to run the nation's largest swing state, poll results released on Wednesday show. The Quinnipiac University Poll...(more) 

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Official WHO Ebola toll near 5,000 with true number nearer 15,000

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By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had been recorded as of Oct. 19, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, but the true...(more) 

U.S. Ebola 'czar' starts work, drugmakers launch vaccine drive

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new U.S. Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus, and drugmakers started a project to accelerate development of a vaccine and produce millions of doses. As the administration...(more) 

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Cuban doctors, nurses land in Liberia to fight Ebola alongside U.S.

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By James Harding Giahyue MONROVIA (Reuters) - A team of Cuban doctors and nurses arrived in Liberia on Wednesday to help to fight the worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus on record alongside a U.S. military mission deploying in the West Africa country. A jet...(more) 

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Wisconsin judge orders competency hearing for girl in 'Slenderman' case

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By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday ordered a competency hearing for one of two Wisconsin pre-teen girls accused of stabbing a friend in an attempt to please the fictional Internet character "Slenderman." A Wisconsin Forensic Unit psychiatrist had already concluded that Anissa...(more) 

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Liberian air passenger checked for Ebola in New Jersey: media

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(Reuters) - A Liberian passenger who flew into New Jersey on Tuesday was taken to hospital over fears he had been exposed to Ebola, media reported. The man, who had flown from Liberia to Brussels and then caught a connecting flight to Newark, had a fever,...(more) 

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J&J, GSK ready to collaborate on Ebola vaccine work

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LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmakers will work together to accelerate development of an Ebola vaccine and Johnson & Johnson and GlaxSmithKline, both of which have experimental vaccine candidates, have already discussed collaboration. J&J, which aims to have at least 1 million doses of its two-step vaccine available...(more) 

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