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Malloy orders Ebola drills at all hospitals in Connecticut

Hospitals statewide have been directed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to conduct Ebola preparedness drills within the next seven days and preferably within the next 48 hours, and a Unified Command Team of state officials has been formed to coordinate resources and personnel to handle any Ebola cases.

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With Ebola at a 'critical point' in Congo, aid groups scramble to limit the outbreak

The two brothers of Adalbert Wanza made a 170-mile round trip voyage on foot, boat and motorcycle through Congo's dense rain forest to bring him, and ultimately the rest of the world, grave news.

Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's northwest town of Bikoro

Officials began vaccinating health workers and others on Monday in Bikoro, where Congo's Ebola outbreak was first declared at the beginning of May.

Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister announced.

Congo approves use of experimental Ebola vaccine, WHO says

The Director-General of the World Health Organization says Congo officials have agreed to import and use an experimental Ebola vaccine.

Lawsuit dismissed over Ebola quarantines in Connecticut

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials over quarantines imposed on several people returning from West Africa during the 2014 Ebola epidemic.

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Ebola scare might overcome vaccine fear

One interesting takeaway from the Ebola situation. No, not that the media and the political hacks can make a crisis out of a comparative kerfuffle.

Living longer, better

Amid all the scary health news, there is some good to report -- we are living longer.

Reasonable precautions against Ebola

"We're ready with emergency kits and we're aware of the signs and symptoms," said Dr. Joseph Gadbaw, chief of infectious disease and department of medicine at L+M Hospital. "We're ready with travel questions."

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