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By Stephanie Nebehay and Tim Cocks GENEVA/LAGOS (Reuters) – The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could infect over 20,000 people and spread to more countries, the U.N. health agency said on Thursday, warning that an international effort costing almost half a billion dollars is needed to overcome the outbreak. The...
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WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Liberia says it will open up a slum in its capital where thousands of people were barricaded to contain the spread of Ebola. Information Minister Lewis Brown says lifting the quarantine Saturday morning will not mean there is no Ebola in the West Point...
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In this undated photo provided by the Gilbert family shows Dylan Gilbert, 7, of Naperville, Ill., demonstrating how he helped collect samples of bacteria from his foot during a 2012 study. Dylan’s father, microbiologist Jack Gilbert of Argonne National Laboratory, led the Home Microbiome Project that analyzed bacteria in seven homes around the country, including his own, and found the microbes that normally live in people’s bodies quickly move onto their doorknobs, countertops and floors. (AP Photo/Gilbert Family)

OK, so we have germs. But they’re our unique germs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you’ll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, countertops and...
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World’s Worst Ebola Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Jul 29, 2014

July 29 (Bloomberg) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is deadlier than any in recorded history, infecting 1200 people and killing 672 so far. Bloomberg looks at what makes this epidemic so dangerous and what the U.S. is doing to stop it. Video by: Alexandra Dean, Josh Block, Henry Bernstein, Alan Jeffries

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