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Ebola Vaccine Okayed in Monkey Trials: Study

Ebola Vaccine Okayed in Monkey Trials: Study

  PARIS, September 7, 2014 (AFP) – A novel vaccine temporarily shielded lab monkeys from Ebola, and a booster jab provided lasting protection, according to a study Sunday that endorsed ...

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UN Report on E-Cigarettes is Flawed, Say Critics

UN Report on E-Cigarettes is Flawed, Say Critics

  PARIS, September 5, 2014 (AFP) – Health experts fearing a clampdown on e-cigarettes said Friday a UN report on the device had exaggerated their health risk and underplayed their role as a safe ...

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World Experts Race to Deploy Experimental Ebola Drugs

World Experts Race to Deploy Experimental Ebola Drugs

  GENEVA, September 5, 2014 (AFP) – World health experts will meet in Geneva on Friday for the second day of urgent talks on fast-tracking experimental Ebola drugs as doctors in the ...

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Ebola Death Toll Jumps to More Than 1,900: WHO

Ebola Death Toll Jumps to More Than 1,900: WHO

  WASHINGTON, September 3, 2014 (AFP) – More than 1,900 people have now died of Ebola in west Africa, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, warning the world’s worst-ever outbreak of the ...

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Ebola Cases Could Exceed 20,000 Before Outbreak Stemmed: WHO

Ebola Cases Could Exceed 20,000 Before Outbreak Stemmed: WHO

  GENEVA, August 28, 2014 (AFP) – The World Health Organization said Thursday it aimed to reverse the spread of Ebola within three months, but warned that the caseload in West Africa’s ...

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Ebola Zone Countries Isolated As Airlines Stop Flights

Ebola Zone Countries Isolated As Airlines Stop Flights

  FREETOWN, August 27, 2014 (AFP) – The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated on Wednesday as more airlines suspended flights ...

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Japan Ready to Offer Trial Ebola Drug

Japan Ready to Offer Trial Ebola Drug

  TOKYO, August 25, 2014 (AFP) – Tokyo stands ready to offer an experimental drug developed by a Japanese company to help stem the global tide of the deadly Ebola ...

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Possible Ebola Patient in Canada Tests Negative

Possible Ebola Patient in Canada Tests Negative

  MONTREAL, August 24, 2014 (AFP) – A patient who recently returned from West Africa suspected of being infected with Ebola was isolated in a Canadian hospital but tested negative ...

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Huge Discrepancies on Heart Disease in Europe

Huge Discrepancies on Heart Disease in Europe

  PARIS, August 19, 2014 (AFP) – Russians and Ukrainians aged 55 to 59 die from coronary heart disease at a higher rate than Frenchmen who are 20 years older, ...

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