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Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history. It's unclear who will pay for their products, but companies are betting that governments and aid groups will foot the bill. There are no proven drugs or vaccines for Ebola, in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top infectious control doctor says mandatory quarantines of health care workers returning from West Africa can have the unintended consequence of discouraging them from volunteering in the Ebola-ravaged region. Dr. Anthony Fauci (FOW'-chee) is the...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany will finally be laid to rest. A burial with full military honors for Lt. William "Billy" Cook is set for Sunday at a cemetery in Oakland. The 27-year-old...
A fire during Superstorm Sandy leveled 130 houses in Breezy Point, Queens, and the beachfront community — one of the hardest hit areas by the megastorm — continues to recover two years later. While some residents were able to repair their homes, others were forced to replace...
NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States. But the sketchy details of...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled. Kaci Hickox, the first traveler quarantined under Ebola watches in New...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full protective suits and hoods. The American video journalist is home now after recovering from Ebola he contracted while working in the virus-ravaged West African country...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled. Kaci Hickox, the first traveler quarantined under Ebola watches in New...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Rangers at Yosemite National Park are in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws and jaws — far away from humans. For the last 16 years, park rangers have done their best to warn visitors about the perils...