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Maria Teresa Romero

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Spanish nurse's aide now Ebola-free

Teresa Romero Ramos, a Spanish nurse's aide who had contracted Ebola after caring for a patient with the deadly disease, is now free of the virus, Spain's Special Ebola Committee said Sunday.

"Today I'm very happy, because it can be said that Teresa ...

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

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Military preps team for Ebola response in US, officials say

For nearly 20 days, Louise Troh has had to endure tremendous fear, grief and isolation.

When told of the death of her fiancee, Thomas Eric Duncan -- the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States -- she fell to the ground.

The man giving he...

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

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Family of Ebola victim Duncan holds service

As questions continue to swirl about how to deal with the ever-growing fears of Ebola, relatives of the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States gathered to grieve Saturday.

Wiping tears from their eyes, family and frie...

Ebola health care workers China

REUTERS/Stringer

WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.

But the United Nations health agency, which is among those leading the battle again...

Ron Klain

CNN

GOP slams Klain pick as Ebola czar

Republicans who pressed President Barack Obama for a more coordinated federal response to the Ebola outbreak are blasting the appointment of Ron Klain, a veteran Democratic political aide, as the "Ebola czar."

feet on diet scale weight loss

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Slow, steady may not win the weight-loss race

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.

Rand Paul in SC

CNN

Ebola commentary desperately needs clarification

The U.S. experience with Ebola is generating commentary that is both prudent and outrageous.

There have been only three cases of Ebola occurring on U.S. soil, one ending fatally and the other two now under treatment.

While health officials provide sobe...

Ambulance Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta

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What's more contagious than Ebola? Anxiety

Kisha Bell walks into the Neighborhood Medical Center in Dallas complaining of abdominal pain. But she has a much more pressing concern weighing on her mind.

"Ebola -- can you tell me, I guess, as far as like the symptoms?" she asks the doctor.

Ebola...

Amber Vinson 2

Lawrence Vinson/Family Spokesperson

Who is Amber Vinson?

Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Now, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus.

Amber Vinson 3

Lawrence Vinson/Family Spokesperson

800 on flights linked to nurse contacted

Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S. airline to a cruise ship off Belize, with Frontier contacting hundreds who flew with an infected nurse and Carnival quarantining a health worker only tangentially linked ...

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